Direct-current soundings on the La Mesa surface near Kilbourne and Hunts Holes, New Mexico
Dallas B. Jackson and Robert J. Bisdorf

Abstract:

This paper is a resume of a profile of resistivity soundings made on the La Mesa surface in southwestern Dona Ana County, New Mexico, from 3 mi west of Kilbourne Hole to 2 mi northwest of Lanark (Fig. 1). The resistivity profile consisted of eight soundings, including one in Kilbourne Hole. A ninth sounding, not shown on the profile, was made in Hunts Hole. The only geoelectrical control available in the study area was from the Texaco S. H. Weaver-Federal 1 well (King and others, 1971) at the east end of the profile. Resistivities for the various geoelectrical units recognized in the Texaco well were used along the line to the west as faithfully as possible, changes in the geoelectrical layer resistivities being made only when demanded by theoretical curve matches to the field sounding data.


Citation:

  1. Jackson, Dallas B.; Bisdorf, Robert J., 1975, Direct-current soundings on the La Mesa surface near Kilbourne and Hunts Holes, New Mexico, in: Las Cruces Country, Seager, William R.; Clemons, Russell E.; Callender, Jonathan F., New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook, 26th Field Conference, pp. 273-275.

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