USGS OF 54-315

Publication Details

  • Title:

    Geology and groundwater resources of the Matanuska Valley agricultural area, Alaska
  • Authors:

    Trainer, F.W.
  • Publication Date:

    1954
  • Publisher:

    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Ordering Info:

    USGS Publications Warehouse
  • Quadrangle(s):

    Alaska General, Alaska Statewide, Anchorage
  • Keyword(s):

    Groundwater

Bibliographic Reference

Trainer, F.W., 1954, Geology and groundwater resources of the Matanuska Valley agricultural area, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 54-315, 187 p., 12 sheets, scale 1:63,360.

Publication Products

  • ReportReport Information

  • Maps & Other Oversized SheetsMaps & Other Oversized Sheets

    • Figure 1 Index map showing location of Matanuska Valley agricultural area, scale 1:63,360 (626.0 K)
    • Figure 2 Physiographic units in the Matanuska Valley agricultural area (435.0 K)
    • Figure 3 Contour map of the bedrock surface near Palmer (1.1 M)
    • Figure 5 Map showing fluctuation of the water table near the Knik River during and after the annual flood of the river, 1955 (745.0 K)
    • Figure 6 Wells in the lowland part of the Matanuska Valley agricultural area that reach water-bearing sand and gravel beneath till or till-like material (344.0 K)
    • Figure 7 Map showing altitudes of water levels in wells, and contours on the water table, in Palmer and vicinity (652.0 K)
    • Figure 8 Map showing altitudes of water levels in artesian wells and contours on the prezometric surface in Palmer and vicinity (443.0 K)
    • Figure 9 Graphs showing fluctuations of water levels in wells (539.0 K)
    • Figure 10 Diagrams showing the chemical composition of samples of ground water (539.0 K)
    • Plate 1 Map showing surficial geology of the Matanuska Valley agricultural area and locations of wells (1.8 M)
    • Plate 2 Stratigraphic diagram showing buried till sheet near Palmer (800.0 K)

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