North Dakota Geological Survey

 

Open-File Reports

OF-76-869 Preliminary Report on 1975 Drilling of Lignites in Western North Dakota: Adams, Bowman, Dunn, Hettinger, McLean, Mercer, Oliver, Slope, and Williams Counties, 1976, 336 p. Includes locations, sample descriptions, and logs of 64 testholes in a lignite evaluation project. $25.00.
OF-1 Groundwater Pollution Hazard near Sanitary Landfills on the Glaciated Plains, North Dakota - A Study of the Langdon, North Dakota Sanitary Landfill, by B. Michael Arndt, 1977, 65 p. Describes the geologic and hydrologic setting of the landfill and evaluates the applicability of the study to other landfill sites in North Dakota. $5.00.
OF-77-857 Preliminary Report of 1976 Drilling of Lignites in Western North Dakota, by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1976, 336 p. Includes maps showing locations, logs, and sample descriptions for 115 testholes. $25.00.
OF-78-888 Lignite Drilling During 1977 in Western North Dakota: Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Grant, Hettinger, Mercer, Oliver, Slope, Stark, and Williams Counties, by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1978, 541 p. Includes maps showing locations, logs, and sample descriptions for 241 testholes. $25.00.
OF-79-1051 Lignite Drilling During 1978 in Western North Dakota: Adams, Billings, Bowman, Burke, Golden Valley, Hettinger, McKenzie McLean and Slope Counties, by the U.S. Geological Survey and the North Dakota Geological Survey, 1979, 418 p. Includes maps showing locations, logs, and sample descriptions for 131 testholes. $25.00.
OF-80-867 Lignite Drilling During 1979 in Ward, Mountrail, and Divide Counties, by the U.S. Geological Survey and the North Dakota Geological Survey, 1980, 390 p. Includes maps showing locations, logs, and sample descriptions for 118 testholes. $25.00.
OF-87-1 The Quaternary Geology of the Grand Forks - Red Lake Falls Area, North Dakota - Minnesota, by Kenneth L. Harris, 1987, 1 pl. (1:250,000). Compiled for the 1987 Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists annual field-trip. $5.00.
OF-87-2 Documentation for the Data Formats and Programs Used for Computer Assisted Glacial Stratigraphy at the North Dakota Geological Survey, by Kenneth L. Harris, 1987. Describes the equipment, data formats, programs, and general techniques used for computer-assisted interpretation of our near-surface data. Includes a 5 1/4 inch, IBM-PC compatible diskette with programs and sample data files. $10.00.
OF-94-1 Geology of the Jamestown, Bloom, and Spiritwood Lake Quadrangles, Stutsman County, North Dakota, by Robert F. Biek, 1994, 62 p., 3 pl. (1:24,000). $5.00.
OF-95-1 Geology of the Davis Buttes, Dickinson North, Dickinson South, and Lehigh Quadrangles, Stark and Dunn Counties, North Dakota, by Robert F. Biek and Edward C. Murphy, 1995, 64 p., 9 pl. (1:24,000). $5.00.
OF-97-1 The Geology of the Bismarck-Mandan North Dakota area, by Edward C. Murphy and Ann M.K. Fritz, 1997, 44p., 3pl. $5.00.
OF-98-1 The Coalbed Methane Potential of North Dakota Lignites, by Edward C. Murphy, and Gerard E. Goven, 1998, 38 p., $5.00.

OF-98-2 The Coteau Lignite Bed in North-Central North Dakota, by Edward C. Murphy, 1998, 11 p., $2.00.

OF-98-3 Thick Coals in Dunn and Southern McKenzie Counties, in North Dakota, by Edward C. Murphy, and Gerard E. Goven, 1998, 20 p., $3.00.

OF-99-1 Thick Coals in Bowman, Slope, Hettinger, and Adams Counties, North Dakota: by Edward C. Murphy, N. W. Kruger, and Gerald E. Goven, 55 p., $5.00
OF-00-1 The Major Coals in Billings, Golden Valley, and Stark counties, North Dakota: by Edward C. Murphy, Ned W. Kruger, and Gerard E. Goven.   Thick coals, the HT, Lehigh, Harmon, Hansen, and T Cross, were correlated across Billings, Golden Valley, and Stark counties. A half dozen or so cross-sections of Fort Union and Upper Cretaceous strata were constructed for each county. The 42 page report also includes isopachs and contour maps of the HT, Lehigh, Harmon, Hansen, and T Cross coals for the three-county area. $5.00.
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