The Cretaceous Area North of the Colorado River

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Geologic map of a portion of South Texas, showing Cretaceous rocks divided into two sequences - lower Cretaceous series and upper Cretaceous series. Shows also Tertiary and Paleozoic rocks. The map also includes county lines, cities and towns, roads, railroads, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours and spot heights.

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Taff, J. A.; Leverett, S. & Dumble, Edwin Theodore Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Main Title: The Cretaceous Area North of the Colorado River
  • Added Title: Third annual report of the Geological Survey of Texas, 1891
  • Added Title: Third Annual Report. Plate X.

Description

Geologic map of a portion of South Texas, showing Cretaceous rocks divided into two sequences - lower Cretaceous series and upper Cretaceous series. Shows also Tertiary and Paleozoic rocks. The map also includes county lines, cities and towns, roads, railroads, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours and spot heights.

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Plate from Third Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Texas, 1891, by E. T. Dumble.

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:49 a.m.

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Taff, J. A.; Leverett, S. & Dumble, Edwin Theodore. The Cretaceous Area North of the Colorado River, map, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493231/: accessed January 29, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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