AGC/AGS Series Guidebook
Number Series GB 73-1
Title A Guidebook to the Geology of the Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas
Author (s) C.G. Stone, B.R. Haley, and G.W. Viele
Date 1973, revised 1980, [Prepared for Geological Society of America Field Trip, Apr. 5-7, 1973.]
General Description

This guidebook covers a two-day field trip in the Ouachita Mountains. The first day's emphasis is on the northeastern portion of the Ouachita Mountains covering 15 stops to view Paleozoic rock outcrops between Little Rock, to near Russellville and on to Hot Springs, returning to Little Rock at the end of the day. The second day's emphasis is on the central and southern Ouachita Mountains covering 15 stops to view Paleozoic rock outcrops from Hot Springs to Mount Ida, Glenwood, and DeGray Spillway near Arkadelphia. Information on three alternative stops is also presented.

The guidebook includes:

  • 25 geologic maps for the stops
  • Numerous photographs of rock outcrops
  • Geologic section with map symbols
  • Conceptual model of Jackfork facies relationships
  • Paleocurrent diagram of sole marks at the DeGray Spillway area

*Includes: 113 pages, 25 plates, 5 figures, 48 photos

Availability Yes. Paper copy.
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Guidebook 73-1 PDF (28.5 MB)

Contact Information

Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 296-1877 or (501) 296-1878