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Logs of Test Holes and Wells, continued

211. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 15, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,507.1 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown, sandy33
Clay, gray to tan58
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand614
Gravel, coarse to fine418
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand2745
Clay, green to tan146
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand1359
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, red-brown160
212. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 16, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,517.5 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown, sandy33
Clay, tan to gray710
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains some coarse sand818
Gravel, very coarse to fine1735
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand1146
Clay, tan248
Gravel, coarse to fine1563
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, brick-red and gray-green164
213. Driller's log of city-supply well 388 (Cleveland St. well) at the NE cor. NW SW sec. 18, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled for United Gas, Water, and Electric Company (now owned by Hutchinson Water Company), June 1922. Surface altitude, 1,531.0 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Sand and gravel1010
Gravel and clay balls1828
Clay balls and gravel2048
Good clean sand1361
Fine sand1778
214. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 21, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,514.4 feet. (Samples studied by C. K. Bayne and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown, very sandy22
Clay, buff to tan911
Gravel, very coarse to fine2435
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains thin layers of clay in lower part of interval2560
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, red262
215. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 23, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price far the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,498.1 feet. (Samples studied by C. K. Bayne and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, very sandy, brown22
Clay, soft, tan24
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand4246
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; grains stained red-brown450
Gravel, coarse to fine4797
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, blue-green3100
216. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. NE sec. 24, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by State Geological Survey, December 1945. Surface altitude, 1,495.0 feet. (Samples studied by J. B. Cooper and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown44
Silt and clay, plastic, light-gray59
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; contains some gray silt5968
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, red and blue-green471
217. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 29, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,515.5 feet. (Samples studied by C. K. Bayne and Charles C. Williams).Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown to gray22
Clay, gray57
Clay and silt, gray to tan; contains fine sand411
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand2435
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand1247
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, red350
218. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 32, T. 23 S., R. 5 W., Reno County; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,512.1 feet. (Samples studied by C. K. Bayne and Charles C. Williams).Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, dark-gray to brown22
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains clay balls near middle of interval3133
Gravel, coarse to fine2558
Permian--Leonardian
Ninnescah shale
Shale, gray-green260
219. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 4, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,403.5 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt, tan; contains some fine sand77
Sand, coarse to fine; contains medium to fine gravel411
Silt, buff to gray; contains some sand and nodules of calcium carbonate718
Sand, coarse to fine; contains some medium to fine gravel321
Silt, tan to gray, and coarse to fine sand526
Sand, coarse to fine; contains some gray silt430
Silt, gray to tan, and coarse to fine sand737
Sand, coarse to fine; contains several thin beds of silt and nodules of calcium carbonate81118
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, soft, blue-gray, contains thin layers of limestone12130
220. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 5, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,395.6 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Sand, medium to fine1.51.5
Silt and clay, light-tan and greenish-gray30.532
Clay and silt, greenish-gray739
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand1352
Silt and clay, buff557
Sand, coarse to fine; contains some fine gravel and greenish-gray silt13 70
Clay and silt, dark-gray676
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains some dark-gray silt480
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand1393
Silt and clay, buff9102
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand21123
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark-gray to light-gray7130
221. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. SE sec. 6, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,426.5 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Dune sand
Sand, medium to fine; contains some tan silt2020
McPherson formation (Pleistocene)
Silt, tan to gray727
Silt and clay, buff to gray330
Silt, tan; contains very fine to medium sand737
Silt, tan, interbedded with coarse to fine sand and fine gravel542
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand446
Clay and silt, yellow-gray to dark-gray; contains nodules of calcium carbonate and some fine to coarse sand2369
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand1382
Silt and clay, gray688
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand896
Silt, buff197
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand3100
Silt, buff, and very fine to fine sand3103
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains some thin beds of buff to gray silt17120
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; contains some thin beds of buff silt in lower part21141
Silt, buff to gray4145
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand26171
Silt, buff; contains nodules of calcium carbonate7178
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand1179
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, very hard, blue-gray1.5180.5
222. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 7, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,398.2 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Silt, sandy33
Silt and clay, tan; contains fine to coarse sand1417
Clay and silt, greenish-gray to buff1835
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse to medium sand; includes thin beds of light-gray clay1853
Clay and silt, dark- to light-gray1770
Clay, gray1080
Clay and silt, light-gray to white1494
Sand, coarse to fine; contains fine gravel6100
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; contains some thin beds of buff silt53153
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, greenish-gray; contains thin limestone beds4157
223. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. NW sec. 7, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,385.6. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Silt and clay, gray to brown55
Silt and clay, buff to gray1621
Silt and clay, dark-gray to black425
Silt and clay, green227
Sand, coarse to fine; contains some fine gravel1340
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand1757
Silt, yellow, buff, and gray; contains some fine sand360
Silt and clay, gray to buff; contains some coarse to fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate1777
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains thin layers of green clay784
Silt and clay, buff; contains some medium to fine sand993
Sand, coarse to fine; contains some buff silt and nodules of calcium carbonate17110
Clay and silt, light- to dark-gray10120
Silt, buff, and medium to fine sand3123
Sand, coarse to fine, and buff silt7130
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand; contain nodules of calcium carbonate and pebbles of caliche12142
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark-gray8150
224. Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,386.4 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Dune sand
Silt, gray to brown, and sand, medium to fine77
Sand, medium to fine512
McPherson formation (Pleistocene)
Sand, coarse to fine; contains thin beds of gray silt618
Silt, gray; contains coarse to fine sand826
Sand, coarse to fine, contains fine to medium gravel1440
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand646
Silt and clay, light-gray; contains some coarse to fine sand1460
Sand, coarse to fine; contains light-gray silt and pellets of limonite1171
Silt, dark- to light-gray879
Sand, coarse to fine; contains gray to buff silt30109
Silt, buff6115
Silt and clay, green-gray7122
Gravel, fine, and coarse sand4126
Silt and clay, green-gray8134
Sand, coarse to fine; contains fine gravel6140
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand13153
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray-green to blue-gray; contains thin layers of argillaceous limestone3156
225. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 19, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,381.6 feet. (Samples studied by John C. Frye.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil, brown to black66
Silt, tan; contains clay and fine sand511
Silt and clay, laminated; contains some sand617
Clay and silt, gray to tan825
Sand and silt, gray-green429
Sand and gravel, fine534
Clay and silt, gray-green, and fine sand438
Silt, sand, and fine gravel240
Sand, coarse242
Silt and clay, tan143
Silt and clay, gray, and fine sand144
Silt, tan, and fine sand549
Sand, medium251
Silt, tan, and fine sand; laminated152
Silt and clay, gray to brown, and fine sand759
Sand, medium, and buff silt1675
Sand, fine, and silt; contains pebbles of blue-gray shale378
Sand, and gravel, fine; contains pebbles of shale and ironstone280
Silt, tan, and sand383
Sand, fine, and green silt and clay1497
Silt and clay, yellow tan6103
Silt and fine sand; contains pebbles of green shale4107
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel; contains pebbles of green and gray shale4111
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel; contains silt and clay4115
Sand, medium to coarse1116
Silt and clay, gray; contains some sand3119
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel5124
Sand, medium to coarse; contains clay bells12136
Sand, medium; contains pebbles of green shale3139
Sand, fine6145
Gravel, fine and coarse sand3148
Clay and silt, dark-gray, and sand6154
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark-gray; contains gypsum23177
226. Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 19, T. 24 S., R. 1 W., Harvey County; drilled by the City of Wichita, 1,938. Surface altitude, 1,380.7 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown33
Silt, gray to buff; contains clay and very fine to fine sand14
Silt, very calcareous, gray to buff; contains very fine to fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate15
Sand, very fine to fine, mostly quartz; contains some buff to gray silt38
Silt and clay, gray, and very fine sand; contains some carbonaceous material917
Silt and clay, dark-gray to black; contains abundant snail shells and carbonaceous material, and hollow, tubular, and spherical accumulations of calcium carbonate; material indicates deposition in a boggy environment522
Sand, very fine to medium; contains some tan silt325
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel530
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to medium sand232
Sand, medium to coarse; contains fine gravel840
Sand, coarse to medium; well-sorted141
Sand, coarse to medium; contains some fine to medium gravel and clay balls344
Silt and clay, gray; contains fragments of snail shells and nodules of calcium carbonate448
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to coarse gravel250
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand; pebbles range in size to 15 mm in diameter and consist of quartz, pink and white feldspar, and greenish-brown chert353
Gravel, medium to coarse255
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand; most grains and pebbles composed of quartz, but some are feldspar and chest358
Silt and clay, calcareous, buff to gray; contains some shell fragments and plant remains967
Silt and clay, calcareous, gray, and very fine to fine sand1784
Silt and clay, calcareous, gray; contains fragments of snail shells387
Silt and clay, calcareous; contains some sand and gravel and irregular nodules of calcium carbonate36123
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to coarse gravel; contains some buff silt, abraded pebbles of calcium carbonate, and pebbles of shale and olive-green chest10133
Sand, medium to fine5138
Silt, calcareous, buff3141
Sand, medium to fine, and calcareous buff silt12153
Silt and clay, calcareous, light- to dark-gray12165
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, calcareous, soft, gray; contains crystals and grains of gypsum11176
Shale, calcareous, very soft, gray8184
Shale, calcareous, gray; contains gypsum3187
227. Driller's log of test hole at the NE cor. NW sec. 5, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,421 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Sand7580
Clay1090
Sand, coarse80170
Clay20190
Sand65255
Clay5260
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale or clay8268
228. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. NW sec. 5, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,430 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay and sand, fine510
Sand and clay, yellow1020
Sand525
Sand, coarse530
Sand, fine1545
Sand, coarse550
Sand, fine, dirty555
Sand, coarse1570
Sand and clay575
Gravel, fine35110
Sand, fine35145
Sand and clay25170
Clay40210
Clay and sand, fine25235
Sand, fine20255
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale and clay14269
229. Driller's log of test hole at the NE cor. SE sec. 5, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,424 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil1010
Clay515
Sand2540
Gravel545
Clay and sand1560
Clay1070
Sand575
Clay and sand580
Clay585
Clay and sand590
Sand30120
Sand and clay5125
Sand, coarse5130
Clay and sand5135
Sand20155
Clay and sand30185
Clay15200
Clay and sand10210
Sand5215
Sand and clay20235
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale11246
230. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 415 in the SE NE sec. 6 T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,428.2 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, dark-brown55
Sand, fine, and tan silt1015
Sand520
Sand, fine, and gray to tan silt626
Sand1945
Sand, coarse3580
Sand, fine82162
Silt and clay, tan4166
Sand8174
Silt and clay, blue-gray11185
Sand and gravel74259
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray4263
231. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,421 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay510
Sand, fine515
Sand, medium to coarse520
Clay and sand3050
Clay1060
Sand and clay1070
Sand, medium to coarse1585
Gravel590
Gravel; contains clay595
Sand and clay5100
Clay, blue15115
Clay and gravel5120
Sand, medium to coarse15135
Sand, fine5140
Sand and clay5145
Sand, fine20165
Clay30195
Clay and gravel25220
Gravel10230
Sand, coarse5235
Sand, fine10245
232. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 419 in the NE NW sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1420.8 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-brown22
Silt, tan, and fine sand1315
Sand; contains streaks of clay1934
Sand, coarse6094
Sand, fine15109
Sand and gravel9118
Clay, blue and yellow9127
Sand, coarse, and gravel14141
Clay, yellow6147
Sand, coarse, and gravel20167
Sand, coarse; contains streaks of clay17184
Sand, fine; contains streaks of clay6190
Sand, fine4194
Sand, fine; contains streaks of clay15209
Sand, fine39248
Sand, fine; contains streaks of clay13261
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray4265
233. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 423 in the NW NW sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,421.4 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown33
Silt and sand, fine2932
Sand, medium1547
Sand, fine, and tan silt1057
Sand, coarse55112
Sand, fine, and tan silt3115
Sand4119
Silt and clay, tan3122
Sand, coarse; contains streaks of clay8140
Sand, medium to coarse8162
Sand and gravel6168
Sand; contains streaks of clay6174
Sand, medium to coarse29203
Sand, coarse; contains streaks of clay27230
Sand and gravel4234
Sand11245
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, soft, blue-gray11256
234. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,422 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil1515
Clay, sandy1530
Gravel, coarse6090
Gravel and clay12102
Clay38140
Sand16156
Gravel6162
Sand27189
Clay35224
Sand, fine22246
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale1247
235. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. NW sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,418 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay1015
Clay and sand2035
Sand540
Sand, coarse60100
Clay and sand20120
Clay and gravel10130
Clay10140
Sand, fine10150
Clay and sand35185
Sand, fine40225
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale3228
236. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 429 in the SW NW sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,416.8 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown22
Sand, fine, and brown to gray silt1315
Sand and gravel, fine97112
Silt and clay, gray-blue14126
Sand, gravel, and gray silt27153
Sand and gravel22175
Silt and clay, blue-gray, and fine sand15190
Sand, fine35225
Silt, clay, and fine sand4229
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray4233
237. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 426 in the SW NE sec. 8, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,417.8 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown44
Silt, tan, and fine sand1115
Sand, brown520
Sand, coarse, and gravel525
Sand, coarse99124
Sand, coarse; contains streaks of clay14138
Silt, clay, and fine sand33171
Sand, coarse, and gravel27198
Silt and clay, buff14212
Sand, medium to coarse26238
Sand and gravel2240
Sand and silt3243
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray3246
238. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Clay1015
Sand3045
Clay3075
Clay, sandy60135
Clay25160
Clay and gravel15175
Clay20195
Sand20215
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale10225
239. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,417 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Sand and clay5055
Clay and gravel1065
Clay and streaks of sand60125
Sand30155
Clay and streaks of sand55210
Sand, coarse, and gravel30240
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and shale3243
240. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 433 in the SE NE sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,408.5 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, dark-gray11
Silt, dark-gray, and fine sand45
Silt and clay, tan to yellow49
Sand and gravel2029
Silt and clay, blue-gray; contains sand2352
Sand, coarse to fine860
Sand and gravel3292
Silt and clay, gray; contains sand698
Sand, medium10108
Silt and clay, blue-gray; contains sand21129
Sand, coarse27156
Silt and clay, blue-gray; contains sand20176
Sand, coarse17193
Gravel, coarse; contains clay balls1194
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray2196
241. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. SW sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,406 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Clay, sandy510
Sand; contains clay streaks1525
Sand and clay2550
Coarse sand2070
Clay; contains sand streaks55125
Sand, fine35160
Sand, fine, and gravel25185
Sand, fine45230
Sand and clay5235
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale3238
242. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 436 in the NW SW sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,414.3 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-brown33
Sand, fine, light-brown1215
Silt and clay; contains sand1025
Silt and clay1237
Silt and clay; contains sand2562
Sand, loose2587
Sand, fine; contains silt and clay25112
Sand, coarse, and gravel15127
Sand, fine, and gray silt14141
Silt and clay2143
Sand and gravel10153
Silt and clay, tan to gray10163
Sand, coarse6169
Silt, gray blue, and fine sand4173
Sand, coarse, and gravel17190
Silt and clay, gray blue5195
Sand gravel; contains nodules of calcium carbonate34229
Silt and clay, tan to gray, and fine sand5234
Sand and gravel; contains gray silt and nodules of calcium carbonate3237
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray3240
243. Driller's log of test hole at the NE cor. SE sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude. 1,408 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Sand2025
Sand, coarse7095
Clay15110
Clay, soft 10120
Sand, coarse35155
Clay10165
Sand, coarse20185
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale16201
244. Driller's log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,407 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Clay, sandy510
Gravel8090
Clay and gravel20110
Gravel55165
Sand5170
Clay5175
Sand5180
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and shale10190
245. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 440 at the SE cor. sec. 9, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,406.6 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown, sandy22
Silt and clay, tan to brown810
Sand and gravel; contains some clay, tan2030
Silt, tan, and fine sand1040
Sand and gravel; contains several thin layers of silt and clay70110
Silt and clay, blue-green2112
Sand and gravel15127
Silt and clay, light-gray, very calcareous1128
Sand and gravel34162
Sand; contains some tan silt7169
Silt and clay, buff to tan7176
Sand and gravel; contains nodules of calcium carbonate10186
Sand, fine, and tan silt6192
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, gray4196
246. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 13, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,383.9 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Clay, dark-gray1010
Silt and clay, buff616
Silt and clay, dark-gray1026
Sand, coarse to fine; contains some fine to medium gravel and gray silt and clay430
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains some coarse gravel636
Clay and silt, greenish-gray1147
Silt and clay, sandy, greenish-gray and yellow; in thin beds of sand and gravel855
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand2176
Silt, greenish-gray, and fine to medium sand985
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand36121
Silt, buff; contains some fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate11132
Sand, coarse to fine8140
Silt, buff; contains some fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate2142
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand5147
Silt; contains medium to fine sand; partly cemented by calcium carbonate2149
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand; partly cemented by calcium carbonate7156
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, hard, greenish-gray; thin layer of hard limestone at top2158
247. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. SW sec. 13, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by State Geological Survey, 1944. Surface altitude, 1,388.2 feet. (Samples studied by O. S. Fent and Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil, dark-gray to black1.51.5
Silt and clay, light-brown to gray4.56.0
Silt and clay, dark-gray to buff; contains some medium to fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate410
Silt and clay, tan to gray818
Silt, blocky, brown to black321
Clay, gray to green324
Clay and silt; contains carbonaceous material327
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains some coarse gravel, and light-gray silt2350
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains some greenish-gray silt1464
Clay, yellowish-green468
Sand, coarse to fine; contains light-gray silt and clay1280
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand; contains some yellowish-green silt1797
Silt and clay, gray to buff; contains some fine sand and nodules of calcium carbonate19116
Silt and clay, dark-gray14130
Silt and clay, light-gray to buff10140
Clay, gray and greenish-gray7147
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, dark- to light-gray3150
248. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 14, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,395 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Top soil55
Sand510
Gravel6575
Gravel, coarse50125
Clay25150
Gravel5155
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale6161
249. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. NW sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,402.2 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt, brown to buff55
Sand, fine to coarse; contains brown silt16
Silt and clay, dark-gray39
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to fine sand211
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to medium gravel718
Silt, gray, and very fine to fine sand1230
Sand, medium to very fine232
Silt and clay, gray to buff537
Sand, fine to medium138
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel1250
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand656
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel359
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand766
Sand, coarse to medium672
Silt and clay, gray to buff1486
Silt, buff; contains nodules of calcium carbonate1096
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel4100
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand25125
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel8133
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand2135
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel13148
Silt, buff, calcareous5153
Sand, fine to coarse8161
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand5166
Silt, light-gray, and very fine to fine sand3169
Silt and clay, dark-gray19188
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel3191
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand5196
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel4200
Gravel, fine, and coarse to medium sand2202
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, weathered, calcareous, gray3205
Shale, calcareous, soft, gray8213
Shale, calcareous, gray9222
250. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 450 at the NW cor. sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,413.8 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown, sandy11
Silt, clay, and fine sand34
Sand, fine, and tan silt711
Sand, medium617
Silt, clay, and fine sand1128
Sand, fine, and tan to gray silt1139
Gravel and sand; contains clay balls2362
Silt and clay, gray to tan, and fine sand2688
Sand12100
Silt, clay, and fine sand1101
251. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,415 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay510
Sand, coarse7585
Clay140225
Clay and sand9234
252. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. NW sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,414 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay1520
Sand and clay525
Sand, fine, and clay2045
Sand550
Sand and clay1060
Sand, coarse1070
Sand1080
Sand, coarse1595
Gravel25120
Clay5125
Clay and gravel5130
Clay25155
Clay and gravel5160
Clay20180
Clay and sand4184
253. Driller's log of test hole at the SE cor. NE sec. 16, T. 24 S. R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,403 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil55
Sand4045
Gravel1055
Clay and gravel3085
Clay20105
Sand and clay75180
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and shale5185
Shale1186
254. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 452 in the NE SE sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,402.0 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, dark-brown11
Silt and clay, tan34
Sand, fine, and tan silt610
Sand and gravel3848
Silt and clay, tan; contains gravel250
Sand and gravel2575
Silt and clay, tan1388
Sand, fine17105
Sand, medium to fine13118
Sand and gravel; contains clay balls6124
Sand, medium to fine7131
Silt and clay, light-gray8139
Sand, medium to fine6145
Sand, medium to coarse14159
Sand, coarse, and gravel; contains clay balls6165
Sand, coarse, and gravel20185
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale6191
255. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 455 in the NW SW sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,413.1 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, brown22
Sand, fine, and tan silt1315
Sand, tan318
Sand; contains gravel6583
Sand; contains gray clay balls1497
Sand; contains some silt and gravel3100
Sand, tan7107
Sand, fine to medium10117
Sand and silt, tan2119
Sand and gravel3122
256. Driller's log of test hole at the SE cor. SW sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,412 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay1520
Clay and sand525
Clay, sandy1540
Sand, coarse2565
Sand, fine1580
Sand, coarse585
Sand, fine1095
Sand10105
Clay5110
Clay, sandy10120
Clay40160
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale1161
257. Driller's log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 16, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil55
Clay510
Sand, coarse, and clay1020
Sand, coarse1535
Sand, fine540
Sand, coarse1050
Gravel555
Gravel and clay560
Gravel565
Gravel and clay570
Sand, fine575
Sand, fine and clay25100
Sand, fine5105
Gravel5110
Sand and gravel35145
Sand, coarse45190
Sand and clay5195
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale9204
258. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 459 in the NW NE sec. 17, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,413.9 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, dark-brown22
Silt, brown, and sand810
Sand and gravel2333
Sand and silt, gray942
Sand and gravel2466
Silt and clay, blue-gray672
Sand49121
Silt, blue-gray, and fine sand39160
Sand, fine62222
Sand; contains gray silt10232
Silt and clay, tan10242
Sand and silt, gray2244
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray4246
259. Driller's log of test hole at the NE cor. NW sec. 17, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,415 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay510
Sand and clay110120
Sand, coarse55175
Gravel10185
Sand and clay35220
Sand, medium to coarse20240
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale1241
260. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 18, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,417.2 feet. (Samples studied by Charles C. Williams.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Silt and clay, brown to gray55
Sand, fine to medium; contains tan silt510
Silt, buff, and very fine to fine sand212
Sand, fine to medium, micaceous214
Silt, gray216
Sand, fine to medium622
Sand, coarse to fine, and fine gravel325
Clay, gray, and buff silt126
Sand, fine to coarse, and fine to medium gravel329
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand736
Silt, buff238
Sand, medium543
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to coarse gravel1053
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to medium sand1669
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel574
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand377
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel784
Silt, buff488
Sand, medium to coarse, and fine gravel492
Silt and clay, buff to gray11103
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand12115
Silt and clay, calcareous, gray22137
Gravel, fine, and coarse sand1138
Silt and clay, calcareous, gray38176
Silt, calcareous, buff11187
Sand, medium to fine3190
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine gravel21211
Silt, calcareous, buff6217
Sand, coarse to medium10227
Silt, calcareous, buff5232
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand12244
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, soft, calcareous, gray5249
261. Driller's log of test hole at the SE cor. NE sec. 21, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,406 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Sand, coarse510
Sand and clay515
Clay and gravel1025
Sand and clay530
Gravel and clay3565
Clay and sand570
Sand, coarse575
Clay and sand, coarse580
Clay and sand, fine585
Clay and sand, coarse590
Clay, very hard, and coarse sand595
Clay15110
Sand, coarse, and clay5115
Clay30145
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and soapstone29174
262. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 22, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,395 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay510
Clay and sand515
Sand, coarse2540
Gravel545
Clay and gravel4085
Clay and sand70155
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and shale9164
263. Driller's log of test hole at the SE cor. SW sec. 22, T, 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,401 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay1520
Gravel2040
Clay545
Clay and sand550
Sand, fine555
Sand, fine, and clay560
Sand and clay565
Sand, fine1580
Sand and clay1090
Clay, sandy595
Clay10105
Sand and clay5110
Clay, sandy5115
Sand and clay15130
Sand, fine15145
Sand and clay15160
Clay5165
Sand and clay15180
Clay10190
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale and clay4194
264. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 465 in the SE SW sec. 22, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,401.7 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Dune sand
Soil, sandy, brown44
Silt, tan, and fine sand1217
McPherson formation (Pleistocene)
Sand and gravel1330
Silt, dark-gray; contains carbonaceous material232
Sand and gravel335
Silt and clay, dark-gray742
Sand and gravel; contains clay balls3678
Silt and clay, brown280
Sand and gravel1090
Silt and clay, tan, and fine sand45135
Sand and gravel2137
Silt, gray, and fine sand2139
Sand and gravel9148
Silt and clay, buff to tan2150
Sand, coarse; contains clay balls2152
Sand, silt, clay, and gravel3155
265. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. NW sec. 23, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,396 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay2025
Gravel530
Sand535
Sand and gravel, coarse2055
Sand1065
Sand and clay570
Sand1080
Clay and sand1595
Clay35130
Clay and gravel20150
Clay25175
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale and clay3178
266. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. SW sec. 25, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,388 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay2025
Gravel530
Sand535
Sand and gravel, coarse1550
Clay and sand555
Sand1065
Sand, clay, and gravel570
Sand1080
Clay and sand105185
Sand10195
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale6201
267. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. SE sec. 25, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,386 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Top soil55
Sand, dark510
Clay515
Sand, fine520
Sand2040
Sand, coarse2565
Gravel1075
Sand1085
Clay and sand25110
Clay30140
Clay and sand30170
Sand5175
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale5180
268. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 26, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,392 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay1015
Clay and gravel520
Clay and sand525
Gravel4065
Clay and gravel1075
Clay1085
Clay and gravel20105
Clay and sand5110
Clay15125
Clay and sand20145
Clay5150
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and shale20170
269. Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 26, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,398.5 feet. (Samples studied by Bruce F. Latta.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Silt, dark-brown to gray66
Silt and clay, tan39
Silt, tan, and fine sand716
Sand, fine to medium218
Silt and clay, tan to gray, and fine sand624
Sand630
Gravel and sand; contains clay balls1747
Sand249
Sand and gravel2372
Sand, fine to coarse; contains tan silt779
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel; contains clay balls and lime nodules382
Sand, and fine gravel35117
Gravel, fine, and coarse sand6123
Sand, contains shale pebbles and lime nodules16139
Silt, tan5144
Sand, fine to coarse16160
Silt and clay, gray10170
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, weathered, blue-gray2172
Shale, blue-gray15187
270. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. SW sec. 26, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,396 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Sand1015
Gravel5065
Clay570
Clay, soft1585
Clay, hard15100
Gravel80180
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and shale5185
Shale2187
271. Driller's log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 26, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,393 feet. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Clay510
Clay, sandy515
Clay520
Clay, sandy1030
Sand, coarse6595
Sand and clay20115
Clay and gravel10125
Clay10135
Clay and gravel5140
Clay and sand5145
Clay10155
Clay, sandy10165
Clay5170
Sand and clay45215
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale5220
272. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 473 at the SW cor. sec. 26, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,392.0 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, tan to gray11
Silt and clay, gray, and fine sand89
Sand, fine918
Sand and gravel422
Silt and clay, gray-green, and fine sand224
Sand and fine gravel2650
Silt and clay, gray, and fine sand858
Sand and gravel2078
Silt and clay, green to tan, and fine sand1 79
273. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 476 in the SW SE sec. 26, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,391.6 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, gray-tan33
Silt and clay, gray1215
Sand, tan1025
Sand and gravel2045
Silt, green-gray, and fine sand752
Sand and gravel355
Silt, gray, and fine sand358
Sand and gravel; contains clay balls1573
Sand, and silt, gray; contains nodules of calcium carbonate780
Silt and clay, gray and fine sand181
274. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 479 at the NE cor. sec. 27, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,396.4 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium and McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown33
Sand3942
Silt and clay, gray, and fine sand850
Sand454
Silt, tan, and fine sand458
Sand1775
Silt and clay, tan277
Sand1592
Silt and clay, gray698
Sand; contains gravel, clay balls, and nodules of calcium carbonate17115
Clay and silt, tan1116
Sand10126
Silt, tan, and fine sand4130
Sand and gravel; contains clay balls and nodules of calcium carbonate15145
275. Driller's log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 28, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,407 feet. (Courtesy of Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Clay1015
Sand3550
Sand, coarse2070
Sand1585
Sand and clay1095
Clay75170
Sand and clay55225
Clay15240
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Clay and shale9249
276. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 35, T. 24 S. R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,389.2 feet. (Samples studied by John C. Frye and Fred T. Holden.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, brown33
Sand, medium to fine, and brown silt811
Sand, medium1122
Silt, gray to brown, and fine sand123
Clay, silt, and sand225
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel833
Silt and clay, gray to brown, and fine sand1245
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand; contains clay balls1156
Silt and clay, gray157
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel360
Sand, medium; contains clay balls1979
Sand, coarse, and fine gravel; contains clay balls, calcareous nodules, and fragments of sandstone and bone685
Clay, silt, and fine sand52137
Sand, fine to medium, and tan silt5142
Sand, coarse to medium; contains clay balls and fragments of shale9151
Gravel, fine; contains pebbles of blue-green shale and nodules of calcium carbonate2153
Sand, and silt; contains clay balls1154
Gravel, fine, and fine to coarse sand2156
Sand, fine, and gray to buff silt12168
Sand, medium; contains pebbles of green shale10178
Gravel, fine, and coarse to fine sand2180
Gravel2182
Clay, sandy, gray; contains calcareous nodules and pebbles of shale3185
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray8193
277. Driller's log of test hole at the NW cor. NE sec. 35, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,392. (Courtesy Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil55
Sand510
Gravel6575
Gravel, coarse50125
Clay25150
Gravel10160
Clay35195
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale2197
278. Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. SE sec. 35, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled for the City of Wichita, 1938. Surface altitude, 1,388 feet. (Courtesy, Black and Veatch, engineers.)Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Top soil55
Sand, fine1520
Clay, sandy525
Sand, coarse1035
Sand, fine540
Sand, coarse3070
Sand, fine35105
Clay and sand5110
Sand, coarse, and clay5115
Sand and clay5120
Clay and gravel5125
Sand and clay25150
Sand, fine55205
279. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 487 in the SE SE sec. 35, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,386.6 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, dark-brown22
Silt, tan to brown, and sand2022
Sand and gravel; contains clay balls6486
Silt and clay, gray, and fine sand36122
Silt and sand; contains carbonaceous material12134
Silt, tan, and fine sand11145
Sand; contains nodules of calcium carbonate59204
Permian--Leonardian
Wellington formation
Shale, blue-gray4208
280. Driller's log of Wichita city-supply well 491 at the SE cor. sec. 35, T. 24 S., R. 2 W., Harvey County; drilled by Layne-Western Company, 1939. Surface altitude, 1,387.9 feet.Thickness, feetDepth, feet
Quaternary--Pleistocene
McPherson formation
Soil, sandy, light-brown22
Silt and clay, buff to gray35
Sand49
Silt and clay, tan, and fine sand514
Sand418
Silt and clay, tan422
Sand and gravel3254
Silt, tan, and fine sand155
Sand and gravel3085
Sand; contains clay balls and nodules of calcium carbonate1095
Silt and clay, gray-green; contains clay balls, fragments of wood, mollusk shells, and bone196

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