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A contribution to the geology of northeastern Texas and southern Oklahoma

January 1, 1919

The region in central and northeastern Texas and southern Oklahoma known as the Black and Grand prairies abounds in features of interest to physiographers, geologists, and paleontologists, and the pioneer investigators of this region must have experienced renewed satisfaction in each day's exploration. The reports of Joseph A. Taff, Robert T. Hill, and others, published chiefly under the auspices of State and Federal surveys, represent with approximate accuracy at most places the general distribution of the outcrops of the formations in this region, and contain detailed descriptions of many sections that constitute a mine of useful information. The reader of the present paper is urged, therefore, to hold as most important the general excellence of the earlier reports of these authors and to relegate the inaccuracies and mistakes to which his attention will be called to the relatively unimportant place in which they belong, remembering at the same time that a future generation of investigators may find our own shortcomings as great as those we now criticize.

Publication Year 1919
Title A contribution to the geology of northeastern Texas and southern Oklahoma
DOI 10.3133/pp120H
Authors Lloyd William Stephenson
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Professional Paper
Series Number 120
Index ID pp120H
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse