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Uplift of the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming and Montana--a sandstone provenance study

C. E. Whipkey

Uplift of the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming and Montana--a sandstone provenance study

by C. E. Whipkey

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S. Geological Survey in [Washington, D.C.], Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Big Horn Mountains (Wyo. and Mont.),
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.),
  • Wyoming.,
  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Sandstone -- Big Horn Mountains (Wyo. and Mont.),
    • Sandstone -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.),
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Paleocene.,
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Eocene.,
    • Geology -- Wyoming.,
    • Geology -- Montana.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-20).

      Statementby C.E. Whipkey, V.V. Cavaroc, and R.M. Flores.
      SeriesEvolution of sedimentary basins--Powder River Basin ;, ch. D, U.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1917-D
      ContributionsCavaroc, Victor V., Flores, Romeo M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1917-D, QE471.15.S25 .B9 no. 1917-D
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 20 p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1860689M
      LC Control Number90014077

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Uplift of the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming and Montana--a sandstone provenance study by C. E. Whipkey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Whipkey, C.E. Uplift of the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming and Montana a sandstone provenance study / by C.E. Whipkey, V.V. Cavaroc, and R.M.

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