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Oahe Formation- Windblown Sand

Well-sorted, medium sand with obscure bedding; poorly developed palesols common; as thick as 10 meters (30 feet); knobby topography consisting of inactive transverses or longitudinal dunes nearly obliterated by more recent blowouts.
StateNorth Dakota
NameOahe Formation- Windblown Sand
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Holocene
Original map labelQod
CommentsOahe Formation-Clay, sand, silt and gravel with dispersed organic materal
Primary rock typesand
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Eolian)
Map references
Clayton, Lee, 1980, Geologic Map of North Dakota: U. S. Geological Survey, Scale 1:500K.
Unit references
Clayton, Lee, 1980, Geologic Map of North Dakota: U. S. Geological Survey, Scale 1:500K.
Geographic coverageBenson - Bottineau - Burleigh - Dickey - Eddy - Emmons - Grant - Hettinger - Kidder - McHenry - McLean - Mercer - Nelson - Pembina - Pierce - Ransom - Richland - Sargent

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