The areal geology of the Moab 4 NW quadrangle Grand County, Utah
Yeats, Vestal L.
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nile theele proridaa a detailed geologie aap of the Noab k W QMdrangle, Grand County, Utah, and a dlecuailon of the phyaiography, •tratlgraphy, itruc^urc, and eoonauc geology. Bxtreae dlaeection In an arid cliaate haa laid bare eediaenta froei I%r«ian to Lover Cretaoaoua in age. Ibeee eediaenta rtpreeent an eTangle of continental dspoaltloa under arid conditions during aost of thle tiae. Continental dapoeltlon leeTsa a poor foaail record, and the e#i of aany of the e«poaed aediaante It etill In doubt. Much re- •lelon of foraatlone haa bean doBa in the paat and le continuing. UranlUBi oil, and potaah contribute to the looal aooaoiqr* Uranlua eiploration la not going on at the p«^aant tiat, but oil and potaah exploration le very active. Prtaent oil production le confined to the Big Flat area. ^9taah le not nov in production, but should begin vlth the coHpletion of a railroad spur to Bicayaon, Utah.