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PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS FIELDS IN WYOMING
stratigraphic section was penetrated in South
Baxter Basin unit well No. 1, the deepest test
stratigraphically in Baxter Basin: Baxter
shale, 2,390 feet; Frontier sandstone (gas
sands), 90 feet; Aspen shale, 335 feet; Dakota
sandstone (gas sands), 245 feet; Fuson (?)
shale, 75 feet; Lakota (?) sandstone, 25 feet;
Morrison formation, 340 feet; Curtis forma-
tion, 120 feet; Entrada sandstone, 100 feet;
Twin Creek limestone, 145 feet; Nugget sand-
stone (water), 650 feet; Jelm formation, 365
feet; Chugwater formation, 565 feet; Din-
woody formation, 315 feet; Phosphoria forma-
tion, 255 feet; Weber sandstone (water), 1,025
feet; and Morgan formation, 132 feet. The
foregoing section will reflect some changes in
formation names since publication of Bureau
of Mines Bulletin 418 in 1941.
The North Baxter Basin gasfield (fig. 11)
is in T. 19 N., Rs. 103 and 104 W. One of
R. 103 W.
F GAS WELL, FRONTIER
"'D GAS WELL, DAKOTA
*Am GAS WELL, MORRISON
* N, GAS WELL, NUGGET
GAS WELL, ABANDONED
-- DRY HOLE
CONTOURED ON TOP OF THE DAKOTA SANDSTONE.
CONTOUR INTERVAL -50 FEET. DATUM- SEA LEVEL
FIGURE 11.-Map of North Baxter Basin Gasfield, Sweetwater County, Wyo.
(Courtesy, Mountain Fuel Supply Co.)
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