2. Stratigraphy and Sedimentation of the Book Cliffs, Utah

  1. Dag Nummedal,
  2. Robyn Wright,
  3. Rex Cole and
  4. Robert Remy
  1. Rex D. Cole1 and
  2. James F. Friberg2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT119p0013

Cretaceous Shelf Sandstones and Shelf Depositional Sequences, Western Interior Basin, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico: Salt Lake City, Utah to Albuquerque, New Mexico June 30-July 7, 1989

Cretaceous Shelf Sandstones and Shelf Depositional Sequences, Western Interior Basin, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico: Salt Lake City, Utah to Albuquerque, New Mexico June 30-July 7, 1989

How to Cite

Cole, R. D. and Friberg, J. F. (1989) Stratigraphy and Sedimentation of the Book Cliffs, Utah, in Cretaceous Shelf Sandstones and Shelf Depositional Sequences, Western Interior Basin, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico: Salt Lake City, Utah to Albuquerque, New Mexico June 30-July 7, 1989 (eds D. Nummedal, R. Wright, R. Cole and R. Remy), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT119p0013

Author Information

  1. 1

    Unocal Corp., Science and Technology Division, 376 S. Valencia Ave., Brea, CA 92621

  2. 2

    Unocal Corp., International Oil and Gas Division, P.O. Box 7600, Los Angeles, CA 90051

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906294

Online ISBN: 9781118667156

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Keywords:

  • Book Cliffs;
  • Castlegate Sandstone;
  • Hummocky cross-stratification (HCS);
  • Stratigraphy;
  • Swaley cross-stratified (SCS);
  • Trough cross-stratified (TCS)

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Late Cretaceous Depositional Setting

  • Stop 1. Red Narrows, Castlegate Sandstone

  • Stop 7. Helper Overlook, Books Cliffs Stratigraphy

  • Stop 8. Gilson Gulch, Blackhawk Formation

  • Stop 9. Price River Canyon, Castlegate Sandstone

  • Stop 10. Thompson Canyon, Blackhawk Formation and Castlegate Sandstone

  • Stop 11. (Dead Horse Point) and 12 (Arches National Park)