Cenozoic geology of the Llano Estacado and Rio Grande Valley Texas and New Mexico Nov. 1949

Cenozoic geology of the Llano Estacado and Rio Grande Valley Texas and New Mexico Nov. 1949


Content         

First Day - November 6,1949   
Upper Cenozoic of the High Plains  (Glen L. Evans)  
Introduction  
General Description   
Geology   
The Pliocene Epoch  
Couch formation  
Bridwell formation   
Blanco formation   
Tule formation   
Tahoka formation   
Road Log - Lubbock, Texas to Clovis, New Mexico  
Second Day - (Part 1), November 7, 1949  
Road Log - Clovis to Ragland, New Mexico  
Second Day - (Part 2), November 7, 1949   
Road Log - Ragland to Santa. Fe, New Mexico, (Gordon H.  Wood, Vincent C.Kelly, Charles B.Read)  
Third Day- (Part 1) November 8, 1949   
Road Log - Santa Fe to White Rock Canyon of Rio Grande and return   
Third Day- (Part 2), November 8,  1949  
Road Log - Santa Fe to Albuquerque  
Third Day - (Part 3), November 8, 1949   
Road Log  - Albuquerque to Belen   
Third Day - {Part 4), November 8, 1949 (Clay T. Smith, Richard C. Northup)  
Road Log - Belen to Socorro   
Fourth Day - (Part 1), November 9, 1949   
Road Log - Socorro to Las Cruces  
Fourth Day - (Part 2) 1 November 9, 1949 (W. S. Strain, Ronald K. DeFord)   
Road Log - Las Cruces, New Mexico to El Paso, Texas via Kilbourne Hole    
History of Kilbourne Hole   
Bibliography   

 

ILLUSTRATIONS

Index Map - Regional features and route of travel  (Following CONTENTS)
Figure
1- Route Map (First day, High Plains trip)
2 - Aerial photograph showing a section of Blanco Canyon and typical playas on flat plains surface, southern Floyd County, Texas  
3 - Sand dunes, northern Crane Couny, Texas   
4 -Typical exposure of early Pliocene Couch formation, 7 miles east of Crosbyton, Crosby County, Texas   
5 - Typical exposure of middle Pliocene Bridwell formation Fowler Ranch, 10 miles north of Crosbyton, Texas  
6 - Distortion and fracturing in caliche caprock, Yellowhouse Creek at Lubbock, Texas  
 
I L L U S T R A T I 0 N S - (Continued)


Figure 7 - Detail of distortion and fracturing in caliche caprock, Yellowhouse Creek at Lubbock; Texas   
8 - Geologic map of Rich Lake, Terry County, Texas   
9 - Diagrammatic section of south wall of Yellowhouse Canyon  
10 - Map showing area underlain by Blanco beds at mouth of Crawfish Draw, Crosby County, Texas   
11 - Diagrammatic section showing relation of Blanco beds to Pliocene and later Pleistocene of region    
l2 - Section through caliche quarry and fossil bed, Plainview, Texas   
l3 - Route Map - Clovis to Santa Fe to Belen, New Mexico  
14 - Map of Rio Grande depression from Taos to Socorro   
15 - Geologic map of part of area between Santa Fe and Albuquerque   
16 - Route map - Belen-Socorro-Las Cruces (First section)   
17 - Route map - Belen-Socorro-Las Cruces (Second section)  
18 - Route map - Belen Socorro-Las Cruces (Third section)  
19 - Route map - Belen-Socorro-Las Cruces {Fourth section)   
20 – Route map - Belen-Socorro-Las Cruces (Fifth section)  
21 - Route map - Las Cruces, New Mexico to El Paso, Texas via Kilbourne Hole   
22 - Aerial photo of Kilbourne Hole and Hunt 1s Hole, New Mexico   
23 - Geologic map of Kilbourne Hole, New Mexico   
24 - Cross sections of Kilbourne Hole, New Mexico   


TABLES

1 - Cenozoic stratigraphy, southern High Plains   
2 - Section of valley alluvium, City Reservoir, Lubbock, Texas   
3 - Section of-Tahoka formation measured on west bluff of Rich Lake, Lynn County, Texas  
4 - Section of Cenozoic at Highway No.18, Ragland, New Mexico    

 

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