AGC/AGS Series Guidebook
Number Series GB 2016-1
Title Fayetteville Shale Field Trip, North-Central Arkansas
Author (s) Michael E. Ratchford and Peng Li
Date 2016
General Description

This guidebook is adapted from the guidebook for the Fayetteville Shale field trip in north and central Arkansas on March 30, 2008 during the Geological Society of America (GSA) south-central section meeting in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Three field stops are included herein to characterize the stratigraphic section of the Fayetteville Shale (Figure 2). Studying these outcrops provides a better understanding of the geologic characteristics of their subsurface counterparts. The results of previous studies have been used to make the geologic interpretations of the exposures described in this guidebook

*Includes: 14 pages, 10 figures

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