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|
W. John Nelson, Scott D. Elrick, William A. DiMichele, and Philip R. Ames xxxx, Evolution of a Peat-Contemporaneous Channel: The Galatia Channel, Middle Pennsylvanian, of the Illinois Basin FINISH CITATION