Galatia Channel:Similar Channels Affecting Other Coal Seams
Similar Channels Affecting Other Coal Seams
Several well-documented paleochannels in the Illinois Basin existed contemporaneously with peat deposits older and younger than the Springfield (Figure 39). The Galatia channel provides an apt model for comparison.
|Colchester Coal and Francis Creek Shale|
|Herrin Coal, Energy Shale, and Walshville Channel|
|Baker Coal and Winslow-Henderson Channel|
|Murphysboro Coal and Oraville Channel|
Nelson, W.J., S.D. Elrick, W.A. DiMichele, and P.R. Ames, 2020, Evolution of a peat-contemporaneous channel: The Galatia channel, Middle Pennsylvanian, of the Illinois Basin: Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 605, 85 p., 6 pls.