Date of Award

5-1948

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering

Department

Geology

First Advisor

Dr. Eugene S. Perry

Second Advisor

Professor Donald McGlashan

Abstract

The Fort Union and Lance formations are widespread terrestrial sediments exposed in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Canada. Their stratigraphic position, especially that of the Lance, has long been in doubt, and has provoked much controversy among geologists.