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Logs of Test Holes and Wells

71. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 15, T. 19 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,557.5 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary and Tertiary--Pliocene and Pleistocene
McPherson and Delmore formations
Soil, dark-gray to brown66
Silt, calcareous, gray to buff, and very fine to medium sand; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1218
Sand, fine to medium1129
Silt and clay, calcareous, tan to gray, and very fine to medium sand938
Sand, medium to very fine, and some coarse sand947
Sand, medium to coarse, and some fine gravel1360
Sand, fine to medium, and some coarse sand2585
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray1095
72. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 17, T. 19 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,545.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary and Tertiary--Pliocene and Pleistocene
McPherson and Delmore formations
Soil, brown33
Silt, gray to buff, and very fine sand; contains streaks of limonite and nodules of calcium carbonate3235
Silt, light-gray, and medium to fine sand540
Silt, light-gray and light-buff; contains sand, gravel, and nodules of calcium carbonate1858
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, maroon, yellow-gray, and gray765
73. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 18, T. 19 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,574.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary and Tertiary--Pliocene and Pleistocene
McPherson and Delmore formations
Soil22
Silt, brown; contains coarse sand46
Silt and clay, gray to buff; contains coarse to fine sand, and nodules of calcium carbonate3640
Silt, tan; contains very fine to coarse sand545
Sand, coarse to fine, and some medium to fine gravel; interval includes thin beds of buff to gray silt348
Silt, light-gray to buff; contains fine to coarse sand and fine gravel1866
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, light- and dark-gray2490
74. Driller's log of well 74 in the NE SW SW sec. 22, T. 19 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for the City of Galva, 1937.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary and Tertiary--Pliocene and Pleistocene
McPherson and Delmore formations
Soil, black33
Clay and cemented sand58
Sand, coarse715
Sand, cemented, and clay520
Sand, medium1131
Sand, coarse940
75. Driller's log of well 75 in the NW SE SW sec. 22, T. 19 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for the City of Galva, 1936.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary and Tertiary--Pliocene and Pleistocene
McPherson and Delmore formations
Soil, black22
Clay, hard68
Sand, coarse; contains clay balls715
Sand, coarse, and clay520
Sand, partly cemented222
Sand, coarse1133
Sand, fine235
Clay641
76. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. SW sec. 7, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,507.6 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt, compact, light-brown811
Silt, buff to tan; contains fine to medium sand and nodules of calcium carbonate2536
Silt, tan; contains abundant nodules of ironstone and calcium carbonate238
Silt and clay, buff to gray1351
Silt, gray to buff; silt very porous in lower part72123
Gravel, fine, and coarse sand; thin cemented zones within interval7130
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand18148
Silt, light-gray6154
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand56210
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray, and thin limestone layer8218
77. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 7, T. 19 S., R. 8 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,498.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Road material and soil33
Silt, compact, gray47
Silt, light-buff; contains streaks of limonite and nodules of calcium carbonate1320
Silt, tan to buff, and very fine to medium sand; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1737
Silt, light-gray; contains very fine to medium sand3168
Silt, tan to gray; several thin zones within interval composed of fine to coarse sand52120
Silt, tan to buff; contains nodules of calcium carbonate31151
Silt, buff, and medium to fine sand; contains nodules of calcium carbonate9160
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand20180
Gravel, fine to medium; contains some gray silt and pebbles of caliche13193
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, light- to dark-gray; zone of greenish-weathered material at top of interval7200
78. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. SE sec. 8, T. 19 S., R. 8 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,510.9 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil44
Silt, compact, tan to buff; contains nodules of calcium carbonate2630
Sand, very fine to medium, and light-gray to buff calcareous silt1040
Silt, light-gray, and fine sand444
Silt, buff to gray; contains very fine to medium sand2670
Silt, light-gray; interval includes several thin layers of fine to coarse sand1282
Silt, tan688
Silt, buff to gray; contains very fine to fine sand, and nodules of calcium carbonate60148
Gravel, fine, coarse to medium sand, and gray silt9157
Silt, gray to buff; contains some fine to coarse sand8165
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand3168
Silt, light-gray6174
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand27201
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark-gray4205
79. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 12, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by Layne-Western Company. Surface altitude, 1,528.7 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil22
Clay1214
Sandrock317
Clay4360
Clay, sandy, on rock464
80. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 14, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,519.6 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt, compact, gray47
Silt and clay, gray, greenish-gray, and yellow; contains streaks of limonite and nodules of calcium carbonate105112
Silt and clay, yellow-green and blue-gray, interbedded with thin layers of coarse sand, and fine gravel; sand and gravel contains fragments of gray shale14126
Silt, tan to brown, and very fine to medium sand; contains fragments of gray shale11137
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, light-gray; included in interval are thin layers of limestone6143
81. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 15, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,492.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil22
Silt, light-gray, and very fine to medium sand1113
Sand, medium to fine; contains some gray silt, and pebbles of caliche215
Silt and clay, buff to gray; contains nodules of calcium carbonate2136
Silt, gray1248
Silt, buff to gray; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1260
Silt, tan to gray; contains very fine to medium sand3090
Silt, compact, buff to gray; contains thin layers of medium to coarse sand, and nodules of calcium carbonate35125
Silt, yellow-gray, and very fine sand4129
Sand, coarse to fine, interbedded with gray silt8137
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, light-gray and maroon7144
82. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. NW sec. 16, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,506.1 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil22
Silt, compact, light-gray to tan1315
Silt, buff; contains nodules of calcium carbonate5065
Sand, fine to coarse, and some fine gravel; thin layers within interval cemented with calcium carbonate1580
Sand, fine to coarse, interbedded with gray silt686
Silt, light-gray, and very fine to coarse sand1096
Silt and clay, tan to light-gray; contains nodules of calcium carbonate39135
Gravel, fine and coarse to medium sand8143
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, maroon and gray; contains thin layers of argillaceous limestone7150
83. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 17, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,5102 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt, compact, brown to light-gray; contains streaks of limonite1518
Silt, light-gray to buff, calcareous; very porous zone in lower part of interval82100
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand; contains some gray silt, and pebbles of caliche23123
Silt, gray to buff; contains fine to coarse sand5128
Silt, bluish-gray9137
Gravel, fine, and coarse sand; contains some gray silt16153
Silt, compact, buff4157
Gravel, fine, and coarse sand; contains gray silt in thin layers13170
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand23193
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray4197
84. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 18, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,497.4 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown22
Silt, gray to buff, and very fine sand810
Silt, calcareous, light-gray to buff; contains very fine sand, streaks of limonite, and nodules of calcium carbonate3949
Silt, buff to tan; contains very fine sand, and fragments of carbonaceous material1160
Silt, tan, calcareous, and very fine sand3898
Sand, medium to coarse, and some fine gravel; contains some pebbles of caliche29127
Silt, buff, and very fine to fine sand2129
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel; contains pebbles of caliche21150
Sand, medium to fine4154
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel8162
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to medium sand11173
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine to coarse gravel7180
Sand, medium to coarse7187
Silt, calcareous, buff, and very fine sand1188
Sand, medium to coarse2190
Sand, medium3193
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine to medium gravel7200
Silt and clay, calcareous, buff to tan3203
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to coarse gravel3206
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, gray11217
85. Driller's log of test hole in the SW SE NE sec. 29, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for the City of McPherson.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Clay4144
Sand, fine347
Clay451
Sand, coarse2576
Clay480
Sand and gravel686
Clay288
Sand, coarse290
Clay393
Sand, fine7100
Clay2102
Sand and gravel25127
Clay1128
Sand, fine6134
Clay19153
Sand, coarse8161
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale4165
86. Driller's log of well 90 in the SE NW SE sec. 29, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by Kelly Well Company for the City of McPherson, 1937.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Sand22
Clay4143
Clay, sandy346
Sand, fine248
Clay250
Sand, fine454
Clay155
Sand and gravel358
Clay462
Sand, fine668
Clay573
Sand and gravel1588
Sand, fine, and clay1199
Sand and gravel39138
Clay, and sand, fine7145
Sand, coarse9154
Clay4158
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale2160
87. Driller's log of well 92 in the SW SE sec. 29, T. 19 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by Kelly Well Company for the City of McPherson, 1937.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Clay5555
Sand, fine964
Clay, sandy872
Sand, coarse1183
Clay386
Sand, fine to coarse; contains clay793
Sand, coarse; contains clay balls8101
Sand, coarse, and gravel22123
Sand, fine2125
Sand, coarse; contains clay balls21146
88. Sample log of test hole 0.35 mile west of the SE cor. sec. 7, T. 19 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,542.0 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil11
Silt, compact, light- and dark-gray34
Silt, buff; contains coarse to fine sand and ironstone fragments59
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, green to gray413
89. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 8, T. 19 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,526.1 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, mostly silt, dark-gray to brown55
Silt, calcareous, buff to tan, and very fine to fine sand; contains streaks of limonite and nodules of calcium carbonate2732
Silt, gray; contains pebbles of brown chert; the chert pebbles range from ¼ to ½ inch in least dimension, are granular, and contain ostracodes and foraminifera133
Silt, tan to buff, and very fine sand; contains fragments of charcoal and nodules of calcium carbonate2457
Silt and clay, calcareous, buff to tan; contains some very fine sand461
Silt, gray, calcareous, and very fine to medium sand566
Sand, fine to medium, and some coarse sand1278
Sand, coarse to medium; contains some fine gravel280
Gravel, fine to coarse; most pebbles are quartz, but some are composed of feldspar, chert, shale, and ironstone181
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, greenish-gray and red1091
90. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 8, T. 19 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,525.4 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt and clay, slightly calcareous, gray to buff; contains some fine sand1010
Silt, brown; contains streaks of limonite1525
Silt, buff; contains nodules of calcium carbonate, fragments of carbonaceous material, and very fine to fine sand934
Clay and silt, very calcareous, buff to gray; contains streaks of limonite, nodules of calcium carbonate and fragments of carbonaceous material2155
Sand, medium to coarse; most grains sub-angular and composed of quartz, but some are composed of pink and white feldspar and reddish-brown fragments of granite661
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel364
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, brick-red and light-green670
91. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 11, T. 19 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,504.8 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt, buff to tan, contains very fine sand1010
Silt, buff, calcareous, and very fine sand; contains nodules of calcium carbonate3848
Sand, medium to very fine; contains silt and buff clay452
Sand, medium, and some fine sand860
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel565
Sand, medium to coarse772
Sand, medium, and some fine sand; contains small nodules of calcium carbonate880
Gravel, fine to medium and coarse to medium sand; contains pebbles of caliche383
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine to coarse gravel; contains pebbles of shale and caliche588
Sand, fine to medium12100
Silt, calcareous, gray to buff, and very fine sand14114
Sand, fine6120
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel; most grains and pebbles are composed of clear or yellowish quartz but some are composed of pink and white feldspar and dark-green chert8128
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel; contains pebbles of clay2130
Silt, calcareous, gray, and very fine sand8138
Sand, coarse to fine, and fine gravel30168
Sand, fine to medium2170
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel7177
Sand, medium to fine6183
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel; contains pebbles of caliche26209
Sand, medium to coarse; contains fragments of red and gray shale and ironstone16225
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, gray10235
92. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 14, T. 19 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,508.7 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-brown1.51.5
Silt, slightly calcareous, gray to buff; contains some very fine sand and streaks of limonite6.58
Silt and clay, calcareous; contains very fine sand, nodules of calcium carbonate, and fragments of carbonaceous material5361
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel1374
Sand, medium579
Sand, medium to coarse; contains pebbles of red shale685
Sand, medium1095
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel6101
Silt, very calcareous, gray, and very fine to fine sand6107
Sand, fine to medium; contains fragments of snail shells10117
Silt, gray to buff, calcareous1.5118.5
Sand, medium to coarse1119.5
Silt, very calcareous, gray to buff, and very fine sand18.5138
Sand, fine to medium10148
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel; poorly sorted12160
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel; contains pebbles of shale and caliche13173
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand; contains pebbles and grains of caliche, chert, ironstone, and feldspar in addition to quartz5178
Silt, very calcareous, gray, and very fine sand24202
Sand, medium to fine9211
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel21232
Sand, medium to coarse, and buff silt2234
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand6240
Sand, fine to coarse, and fine gravel; poorly sorted4244
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand3247
Sand, medium to coarse8255
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel5260
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, gypsiferous, gray5265
93. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 15, T. 19 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,489.1 feet. (Sample studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt, dark-gray to brown; containing clay and fine sand55
Silt and clay, slightly calcareous, gray to buff611
Silt and clay, gray and very fine sand718
Silt, gray to buff, and very fine to fine sand1230
Silt, and clay, gray to buff; contains some very fine sand, streaks of limonite, and fragments of carbonaceous material1242
Silt and clay, calcareous, gray to buff850
Sand, medium to coarse; most grains composed of quartz, but some are feldspar and other granitic materials1060
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel767
Silt and clay, calcareous; contains flakes of limonite and fragments of carbonaceous material976
Sand, medium to coarse1086
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand995
Sand, medium to fine24119
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand1120
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel; poorly sorted1121
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, slightly calcareous, brittle, gray, and very thinly bedded argillaceous limestone9130
94. Driller's log of well 119 in the NE cor. sec. 5, T. 20 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for National Cooperative Refining Company (formerly Globe Oil and Refining Company), 1941.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, black11
Clay1112
Clay, jointed, red820
Clay, white2848
Clay, sandy1058
Sand, fine361
Clay162
Sand, coarse466
Clay571
Sand, coarse, and gravel1687
Clay390
Sand, fine393
Sand and gravel22115
Clay1116
Sand, fine4120
Sand and gravel9129
Sand, fine2131
Sand and gravel14145
Sand, coarse, and gravel; contains streaks of clay16161
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale4165
95. Driller's log of well 120 in the NW NE NE sec. 5, T. 20 S., R. 5 W., McPherson County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for National Cooperative Refinery Association (formerly Globe Oil and Refining Company), 1933.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Sand33
Clay3538
Sand644
Clay246
Sand, fine1763
Clay972
Sand, coarse779
Clay483
Sand, coarse386
Clay288
Sand, fine593
Sand and gravel7100
Clay3103
Sand and gravel10113
Clay5118
Sand, fine2120
Sand and gravel26146
Clay1147
Sand and gravel2149
Clay1150
Sand and gravel8158
Clay1159
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale1160
96. Driller's log of well 121 in the NE NW NE sec. 5, T. 20 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by Layne-Western. Company for National Cooperative Refinery Association (formerly Globe Oil and Refining Company), 1932.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Clay1922
Sand123
Clay5 28
Sand230
Sand, fine535
Clay338
Sand, fine1755
Sand, coarse1166
Clay268
Sand, coarse371
Sand and gravel879
Clay685
Sand388
Clay290
Sand and clay898
Sand, fine7105
Clay3108
Sand and gravel19127
Clay4131
Sand, coarse5136
Clay5141
Sand, fine12153
Clay1154
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale1155
97. Driller's log of well 122 in NE SW NE sec. 5, T. 20 S., R. 5 W., McPherson County; drilled by Guyer Drilling Company for National Cooperative Refining Association (formerly Globe Oil and Refining Company), 1944.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Clay, jointed2025
Clay, yellow2550
Sand454
Clay and sand1670
Sand, fine1080
Clay and gyp1595
Sand, coarse23118
Clay and sand26154
Clay, green4158
Gravel, coarse12170
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale1171
98. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 8, T. 21 S., R. 1 E., Marion County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,545.7 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt, tan contains some fine gravel, and coarse to medium sand55
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand16
Silt, light-gray to buff, and very fine sand1319
Silt, buff; contains fine gravel, and coarse to fine sand827
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand431
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, laminated, light-gray and maroon233
99. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 17, T. 21 S., R. 1 E., Marion County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,524.1 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown22
Sand, medium to coarse; most grains are composed of quartz, but some are composed of pink and gray feldspar and olive-green chert35
Sand, coarse to medium; contains some fine gravel and some pebbles of gray-green shale27
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to medium sand; partly cemented with calcium carbonate310
Sand, medium to coarse; contains some fine to medium gravel414
Sand, medium, to fine gravel; the larger pebbles are composed of shale and ironstone721
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray and maroon930
100. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 9, T. 21 S., R. 1 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,501.5 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown33
Sand, fine to coarse, and calcareous buff silt25
Sand, medium0.55.5
Calcium carbonate, soft to powdery; contains some fine to medium sand6.512
Caliche and fine to medium sand416
Sand, fine to medium, and gray to buff silt; contains pebbles of caliche and nodules of calcium carbonate319
Silt, very calcareous, buff, and fine to medium sand827
Caliche, buff silt, and fine to medium sand330
Caliche and calcium carbonate, soft; contains some sand and fragments of ironstone333
Caliche, and gravel, coarse; contains buff silt; most pebbles of gravel composed of ironstone235
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray338
Shale, gypsiferous, gray, green, and maroon240
101. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 10, T. 21 3., R. 1 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,522.1 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-gray22
Silt, compact, gray68
Silt, light-gray; contains fine to coarse sand and streaks of limonite210
Sand, very fine to medium; contains limonitic light-brown silt414
Silt, light-gray to tan, and fine to coarse sand; sand grains stained with limonite317
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel2037
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; interval includes a few thin beds of dark-gray silt340
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, maroon and gray444
102. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 13, T. 21 S., R. 1 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,529.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-gray22
Silt, tan, fine to medium gravel, and coarse to very fine sand57
Silt, light-gray to buff; contains coarse to fine sand, fine gravel, and nodules of calcium carbonate815
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand520
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand; contains buff silt828
Silt, green-gray; contains fine to medium sand129
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand534
Silt, light-buff, and fine sand135
Sand, coarse to medium237
Sand, very fine to fine, and light-gray silt0.537.5
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, thin-bedded, maroon
103. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 13, T. 21 S., R. 1 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,525.4 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown44
Silt, tan, and coarse to fine sand; contains some ironstone gravel26
Sand, coarse to fine, and fine to coarse gravel; many pebbles composed of shale, chert, clay, and sandstone; very poorly sorted814
Silt, buff to tan, and very fine to fine sand; contains some large ironstone pebbles216
Silt, buff, and very fine to fine sand; contains some granular gypsum824
Silt, buff; contains very fine to fine sand630
Sand, coarse, and some medium to fine sand; contains pebbles of gray shale232
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, greenish-gray; contains crystalline gypsum537
Shale, maroon340
104. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 17, T. 21 S., R. 1 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,502.8 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-gray to dark-brown33
Silt, gray to brown25
Silt and clay, very calcareous, gray; contains some very fine sand38
Silt, gray to buff, calcareous; contains very fine to fine sand and nodules and pebbles of calcium carbonate412
Sand, medium to coarse; most, grains composed of quartz, but some are composed of feldspar and chert416
Silt, light-gray; contains very fine to fine sand218
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel220
Silt, gray, and very fine to fine sand121
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel223
Silt, calcareous, buff to gray; contains very fine to fine sand1639
Silt, calcareous, gray to buff; contains very fine to medium sand and many fragments of argillaceous limestone and shale1352
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, light-gray456
Shale, dark-gray460
105. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 18, T. 21 S., R. 1 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,506.6 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-gray22
Silt, compact, gray57
Silt, calcareous, buff to light-gray; contains very fine to medium sand and nodules of calcium carbonate2633
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand235
Silt, calcareous, light-gray to buff; contains sand and nodules of calcium carbonate237
Sand, coarse to medium, and some fine gravel239
Silt, calcareous, light-gray to buff; contains some sand, gravel, and nodules of calcium carbonate1352
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel; contains some gray silt3183
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark-gray and maroon386
106. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 10, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,497.4 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, mostly silt, brown2.52.5
Silt, brown to tan; contains very fine sand57.5
Silt, tan, and very fine sand1.59
Calcium carbonate, soft, powdery; contains some buff silt, and very fine sand110
Silt, buff to tan; contains much calcium carbonate and some fine to very fine sand515
Silt, buff, calcareous; contains very fine to fine sand1025
Sand, medium to coarse; contains some fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate732
Sand, very fine to medium, and buff silt537
Sand, medium to coarse845
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, gray and maroon550
107. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 10, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,493.5 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-gray22
Silt, compact, light-gray46
Silt, light-gray to buff; contains very fine to fine sand915
Sand, coarse to fine, fine gravel, and light-gray silt116
Silt, compact, light-gray319
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand524
Silt, light-gray to buff; contains very fine to medium sand630
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel232
Sand, very fine to fine, and soft powdery calcium carbonate537
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel; contains pebbles of shale340
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, gray and maroon545
108. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 13, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,491.9 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt, buff to gray; contains very fine to fine sand14
Sand, fine to coarse; contains fine gravel and nodules of calcium carbonate26
Sand, very fine to fine, and buff silt612
Silt, calcareous, buff, and fine sand; contains many nodules of calcium carbonate0.512.5
Sand, fine to very fine; contains calcareous buff silt2.515
Sand, medium to coarse; contains nodules of calcium carbonate318
Sand, very fine to fine, and calcareous buff silt; contains nodules of calcium carbonate220
Sand, medium to coarse, and some fine sand1030
Sand, medium, well-sorted; most grains are sub-angular and composed of quartz, but some are composed of chert and feldspar1040
Sand, medium to fine1050
Sand, medium to coarse555
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark-gray, light-gray, and maroon1065
109. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 16, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,488.7 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-gray to brown11
Silt and clay, light-gray45
Silt, buff, coarse to very fine sand, and fine to medium gravel; very poorly sorted510
Sand, fine to coarse; contains fine gravel111
Silt, light-gray to buff; contains fine to coarse sand and fine gravel; streaked with limonite1223
Silt, tan to red-brown427
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel532
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, soft, light-gray638
110. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 18, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,481.8 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown33
Silt, buff to tan; contains very fine sand and flakes of limonite25
Sand, coarse to fine; contains fine to coarse gravel and tan silt; very poorly sorted510
Silt, and clay, tan to buff; contains very fine sand919
Sand, medium to fine120
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand424
Silt, calcareous, tan to buff529
Sand, medium to fine; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1039
Silt, calcareous, buff to tan; contains very fine to fine sand847
Sand, medium to coarse; contains fine sand, fine gravel and fragments of clay balls350
Sand, medium to fine, and coarse sand; contains fine to medium gravel and fragments of tan clay balls; gravel composed of quartz, feldspar, and brown ironstone1060
Sand, fine to very fine; contains tan silt565
Sand, medium; contains coarse sand and fine gravel570
Sand, very fine to fine; contains buff silt878
Sand, medium to coarse; contains fine sand and fine gravel; most grains and pebbles composed of quartz, but some are composed of pink and gray feldspar, chert, and ironstone1088
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine to medium gravel694
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, gray and maroon16110
111. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 18, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,472.1 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt and clay, gray to brown47
Silt, tan, and fine to medium sand1320
Gravel, fine, and coarse to fine sand; contains some buff silt424
Silt, buff to gray, and fine to coarse sand1943
Sand, coarse to medium; contains silt750
Sand, coarse to medium858
Silt, yellow buff; contains fine to medium gravel, coarse to fine sand, and nodules of calcium carbonate361
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel; contains buff silt and nodules of calcium carbonate970
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand; contains nodules of calcium carbonate2494
Silt, light-gray to tan, and coarse to fine sand6100
Silt, buff, and very fine to fine sand; contains nodules of calcium carbonate4104
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand, interbedded with buff silt9113
Silt, light-gray to buff; contains medium to fine sand and pebbles of ironstone and caliche5118
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, hard, light-gray2120
112. Driller's log of well 166 in the NW NW NE sec. 29, T, 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by Kelly Well Company for the City of Moundridge, 1940.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt and clay, sandy, tan811
Silt and clay, gray to brown1728
Sand, fine to medium735
Sand, medium to coarse439
Sand, coarse to fine and fine gravel645
Silt and clay, calcareous, tan2671
Sand, fine to medium; contains silt and clay374
Sand, fine to medium680
Sand, coarse to fine, and fine gravel585
Sand, fine to medium590
Sand, medium to coarse595
Silt and clay, tan398
Sand, fine to medium6104
Sand, fine to coarse3107
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray-blue1108
113. Driller's log of well 167 in the NE NE NW sec. 20, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by Wichita Pump and Supply Company for the City of Moundridge, 1938.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt and clay, brown1010
Sand, dry1727
Silt and clay, brown1340
Silt and clay, sandy343
Sand, medium to fine851
Silt, and clay, gray1364
Silt and clay, brown468
Sand, partly cemented371
Sand, fine980
Silt and clay, reddish-brown585
Sand, fine, and silt590
Sand, medium to fine30120
Silt and clay1121
Sand, fine2123
Sand, medium to fine6129
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale1130
114. Driller's log of well 168 in the NE NW sec. 20, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by Kelly Well Company for City of Moundridge, 1940.Thickness, feetDepth, feetThickness, feet Depth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt and clay, brown58
Sand, fine to medium1220
Sand, coarse to fine, and fine to medium gravel1838
Silt and clay, buff; contains large nodules of calcium carbonate1755
Sand, fine, and tan silt and clay661
Sand, coarse, and fine to coarse gravel364
Silt and clay, tan to brown670
Sand, fine to medium575
Sand, coarse to fine, and fine to medium gravel1085
Sand, fine to medium388
Sand, coarse, and fine to coarse gravel795
Sand, fine to medium10105
Sand, coarse to fine, and fine gravel19124
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, greenish-gray1125
115. Driller's log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 30, T. 21 S., R. 2 W., McPherson County; drilled by Kelly Well Company for the City of Moundridge, 1940.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Silt and clay, sandy, tan47
Silt and clay, gray1421
Silt and clay, calcareous, tan1940
Sand, fine to coarse747
Silt and clay, calcareous, tan956
Sand, fine to coarse1167
Silt and clay, tan11 78
Sand, fine to coarse; contains streaks of clay63141
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray-blue1142
116. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. SE sec. 9, T. 21 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,465.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil44
Silt, gray to tan610
Silt, tan to buff; contains very fine to fine sand3040
Silt, yellow-gray, interbedded with thin layers of medium to coarse sand and fine gravel646
Silt, gray450
Silt, gray to buff, interbedded with fine gravel and coarse to fine sand656
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand1470
Gravel, medium to fine; contains some sand and silt41111
Silt, buff, interbedded with fine gravel and coarse to medium sand9120
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand; contains pebbles and fragments of shale32152
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, maroon and light-gray8160
117. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 13, T. 21 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,468.5 feet. (Samples studied by Fred T. Holden.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown55
Silt and clay, brown to tan3742
Sand1860
Clay, yellow464
Sand, medium973
Gravel, fine, and coarse sand44117
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel; contains pebbles of shale and fragments of vertebrate fossils4121
Sand, medium7128
Sand, coarse7135
Sand, medium7142
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray; contains gypsum8150
118. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. NE NE sec. 15, T. 21 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,453.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil22
Silt, brown to tan57
Silt, tan to gray1320
Silt, buff; contains fine sand and nodules of limonite and calcium carbonate1030
Silt, buff; contains some medium to fine sand434
Silt, light-gray, and dark-gray calcareous clay; contains nodules of calcium carbonate and streaks of limonite539
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand, partly cemented with calcium carbonate, interbedded with buff silt and gray clay2665
Silt, light and dark-gray1075
Gravel, medium to coarse, and fine gravel1590
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains thin beds of silt and nodules of calcium carbonate27117
Silt, buff; contains fine to coarse sand3120
Gravel, medium to fine and coarse to medium sand26146
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray and purple, calcareous4150
119. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 16, T. 21 S., R. 3 W. McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,440.8 feet. Drilling discontinued at 80 feet owing to loss of circulation. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--P1eistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown33
Silt, buff to tan, and very fine to fine sand1215
Sand, medium to fine; contains some tan silt and clay1.516.5
Silt, gray to buff, and very fine to fine sand; contains some gray clay2.519
Silt, tan to buff; contains fine to very fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate726
Sand, medium to fine; most grains sub-angular and composed of quartz, but some are composed of pink and gray feldspar1339
Sand, medium to coarse; contains fine gravel and pebbles of caliche1049
Gravel, fine; well-sorted150
Sand, coarse to medium; most grains composed of quartz, but some are composed of pink and white feldspar and olive-green chert1565
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel1580
120. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 17, T. 21 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,472.2 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-brown66
Silt, brown to tan; contains very fine sand1723
Silt, buff, and gray calcareous clay; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1336
Sand, fine to medium; contains some silt and clay238
Silt, buff, calcareous; contains very fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate644
Sand, medium to fine; most grains composed of quartz, but some composed of pink and white feldspar650
Sand, medium to coarse, and some fine gravel; most grains composed of quartz, but some are composed of feldspar, caliche, and clay balls1262
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine to coarse gravel365
Silt, gray, calcareous, and very fine to fine sand368
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine to coarse gravel; contains pebbles of caliche32100
Gravel, fine to coarse; most pebbles composed of quartz, but some are composed of chert, feldspar, and caliche3103
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel; contains pebbles of caliche and some calcareous gray clay  
Silt, calcareous, gray; contains very fine to fine sand16136
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel; contains some pebbles of shale and caliche2138
Silt, calcareous, buff; contains clay and fine sand1139
Sand, medium to coarse; contains pebbles of caliche12151
Sand, medium to coarse; and fine gravel2153
Sand, medium; contains some fine and coarse sand5158
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel11169
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand; contains pebbles of caliche2171
Silt, calcareous, buff; contains nodules of calcium carbonate 20 191
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel14205
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand4209
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel1213
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, dark-gray7220
121. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 18, T. 21 S., R. 3 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,450.6 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil22
Silt, compact, gray to brown1214
Silt, buff, and very fine to fine sand418
Sand, fine to coarse, interbedded with buff silt927
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand; contains some buff silt2350
Gravel, medium to fine, coarse to medium sand, and light-gray silt1464
Silt, tan, and very fine to fine sand367
Gravel, fine; contains sand and silt370
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand1282
Silt, dark-gray; contains fine sand1294
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand6100
Silt, light-gray; contains fine sand10110
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand17127
Silt, brown to buff, and fine to very fine sand5132
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; contains some gray silt20152
Silt and clay, buff; streaks cemented by calcium carbonate15167
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains pebbles and fragments of shale39206
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, light- to dark-gray4210
122. Driller's log of well 204 in the SW SE SE sec. 11, T. 21 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by Wichita Pump and Supply Company for the City of Inman, 1935.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil33
Clay, brown1114
Clay, gray721
Clay, brown122
Sand123
Clay, brown1134
Clay, gray842
Sand, medium to fine1860
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel2080
Clay, sandy, gray383
Sand, coarse285
123. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 13, T. 21 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,450.2 feet. (Samples studied by Fred T. Holden.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown33
Silt and clay, dark-gray36
Silt, tan; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1016
Gravel; contains some silt218
Silt and clay, tan; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1735
Sand, coarse136
Silt, clay, and fine sand137
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel2360
Silt and clay, gray to tan3292
Sand, coarse to medium; contains balls of clay294
Clay and silt, gray8102
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel63165
Gravel; contains pebbles of green shale13178
Sand, coarse to medium10188
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, light-gray; contains gypsum4192
124. Sample log of test hole in the SW NW NW sec. 14, T. 21 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil44
Silt, gray, contains fine to medium sand37
Silt, gray to tan; contains streaks and nodules of limonite1118
Silt, gray to yellow, and very fine to fine sand1533
Silt, buff; contains fine to coarse sand and pebbles of shale538
Clay and silt, buff to tan644
Silt, gray to tan, and fine to medium sand246
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand2773
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, light-gray578
125. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 15, T. 21 S., R. 4 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,448.0 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-brown22
Silt and clay, dark-gray to brown, and some very fine sand35
Silt, light-gray, calcareous; contains fragments of snail shells510
Silt; contains large nodules of calcium carbonate and pebbles of red and green shale111
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, greenish-gray314
Shale, brick-red0.514.5
126. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 13, T. 21 S., R. 5 W., McPherson County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,539.2 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-brown44
Silt, calcareous, gray to buff, and very fine to fine sand48
Silt, buff to tan; contains very fine to fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate2028
Silt, calcareous, buff; contains fine sand, pebbles of caliche, and some carbonaceous material1038
Silt, calcareous, buff; contains fine sand, pebbles of caliche, and fragments of gray and red shale139
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, greenish-gray342
Shale, brick-red244
127. Driller's log of well 253 at the SE cor. sec. 12, T. 22 S., R. 4 W., Reno County; drilled by Wichita Pump and Supply Company for the City of Buhler, 1938.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt, brown88
Clay, gray2230
Clay, sandy, brown1747
Clay, gray, and fine sand653
Sand, coarse to medium1164
Gravel and sand165
Sand, packed hard671
Sand, medium to coarse2697
128. Driller's log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 13, T. 22 S., R. 4 W., Reno County; drilled by Wichita Pump and Supply Company for the City of Buhler, 1938.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt88
Clay513
Clay, sandy215
Clay2338
Clay, hard240
Clay, and fine sand1050
Sand, fine757
Sand, fine to medium764
Gravel165
Clay, sandy, blue1075
Clay, sandy, gray1489
129. Driller's log of test hole in the NW NW NE sec. 20, T. 22 S., R. 4 W., Reno County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for the City of Buhler, 1927.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Recent
Alluvium
Silt55
Clay, jointed1015
Clay2540
Clay, sandy343
Clay346
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale147
130. Driller's log of well 258 in the NE SE NE sec. 20, T. 22 S., R. 4 W., Reno County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for the City of Buhler, 1927.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Recent
Alluvium
Soil55
Clay712
Sand, fine, brown315
Clay2136
Sand, fine1652
Clay, on shale54106
131. Driller's log of test hole at the NE SE SE sec. 20, T. 22 S., R. 4 W., Reno County; drilled by Layne-Western Company for the City of Buhler, 1927.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Recent
Alluvium
Silt33
Clay, sandy710
Sand, fine, brown515
Clay, sandy2540
Sand, fine646
Clay, sandy1157
Sand, fine865
Clay, red2590
Clay, sandy898
Sand, on rock2100
132. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 21, T. 22 S., R. 4 W., Reno County; drilled by Layne-Western Company far the City of Buhler, 1927.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Recent
Alluvium
Silt and clay3939
Clay and gravel241
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale142
133. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 19, T. 22 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, November 1945. Surface altitude, 1,643.8 feet. (Samples studied by C. K. Bayne and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Dune sand
Sand, fine to medium; contains very fine sand and brown silt22
Sand, fine to medium1214
Sand, fine to medium, and buff clay; contains some very fine sand1428
Sand, medium to very fine, and buff clay1038
Clay and silt, gray to brown; contains fine sand2866
Sand, medium to fine2692
Clay, gray to brown; contains some caliche at base of interval24116
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, red1117
134. Sample log of test hole in the NE SE sec. 28, T. 22 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, November 1945. Surface altitude, 1,616.4 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Dune sand
Sand, medium to fine2929
Sand, medium to very fine; contains buff silt and clay534
Sand, medium to fine, and tan silt and clay; contains very fine sand3165
Sand, fine to medium, and gray clay; contains some very fine sand2085
Sand, medium to fine; grains stained red-brown31116
Clay, gray2118
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, red2120
135. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. SW sec. 30, T. 22 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,544.9 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, very sandy33
Clay, gray to tan; contains some fine to medium sand811
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains some coarse to medium sand920
Gravel, medium to coarse, and fine gravel828
Gravel, fine to coarse; contains coarse sand432
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains some coarse sand234
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, gray-green and brick-red135
136. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. SE sec. 30, T. 22 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,540.5 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, very sandy, brown33
Sand, fine to medium, and gray clay58
Clay, gray412
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand618
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel725
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand631
Gravel, fine to medium, coarse to fine sand; poorly sorted334
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, brick-red135
137. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. SE sec. 31, T. 22 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,536.7 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, very sandy33
Silt and clay; contains fine to medium sand811
Sand, medium to fine; contains some gravel and silt; very poorly sorted314
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to fine sand620
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains some coarse to medium sand1434
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, red135
138. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 32, T. 22 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,533.7 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, very sandy, brown44
Clay and silt, gray to tan; contains fine sand48
Clay and silt, gray to blue-gray; interval contains thin layers of fine sand816
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand1531
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, gray-green and brick-red233
139. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 18, T. 23 S., R. 1 E., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,437.3 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil22
Silt, dark-gray13
Silt and clay, dark- and light-gray; contains medium to fine gravel and coarse to fine sand1114
Silt and clay, tan to gray317
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse to medium sand219
Silt, light-gray to buff726
Gravel, medium to fine; contains coarse to fine sand and light-gray silt127
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, light-gray330
140. Sample log of test hole in the SE SW sec. 7, T. 23 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1945. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil22
Silt, tan; contains some fine to medium gravel and coarse sand57
Silt and clay, tan to light-gray; contains some fine to coarse sand and nodules of calcium carbonate1118
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to medium sand523
Silt and clay, tan to light-gray; contains some fine to medium sand interval includes several zones in which the material is cemented by calcium carbonate831
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand132
Silt, light-gray to tan1143
Clay and silt, green-gray to tan548
Silt, buff, and very fine to medium sand856
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand1268
Silt, gray to buff, and fine to medium sand472
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to medium sand; interval includes several thin zones in which the material is cemented by calcium carbonate678
Silt, brown to gray; contains nodules of calcium carbonate280
Gravel, fine to medium, coarse to medium sand, and dark-gray silt; material partly cemented by calcium carbonate787
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark-gray390

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