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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.
State North Dakota
Name Oahe Formation- Windblown Sand
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Holocene
Comments Oahe Formation-Clay, sand, silt and gravel with dispersed organic materal
Primary rock type sand
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.
Counties Benson - Bottineau - Burleigh - Eddy - Emmons - Grant - Hettinger - Kidder - McHenry - McLean - Mercer - Nelson - Pembina - Pierce - Ransom - Richland - Sargent