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Tuscaloosa Group, Alabama Gulf Coastal Plain (03)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

03 Formation Thickness:

There currently is no published map of Tuscaloosa Group thickness distribution for the Mobile region (Jack Pashin, Alabama Geological Survey, personal communication, April 2000). We used the thickness information from the cross sections of Mancini and others (1987) to generate the lower Tuscaloosa Group thickness-distribution map for the GIS. We also digitized unpublished data supplied by Jack Pashin (Alabama Geological Survey, personal communication, 2000) and gridded the result (c3tuscaloosag).

03 Map:

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03 Reference:

Mancini, E. A., Mink, R. M., Payton, J. W., and Bearden, B. L., 1987, Environments of deposition and petroleum geology of the Tuscaloosa Group (Upper Cretaceous), South Carlton and Pollard Fields, southwestern Alabama: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 71, p. 1128-1142.

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