Geologic map of the Vermejo Park quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico, and Las Animas County, Colorado

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/03-438/metadata.faq.html
Description The Raton basin is a large asymmetric syncline (2500 mi2 area) that extends from Huerfano Park, Colorado to Cimarron, New Mexico. As used here, the basin is defined by the limits of the outcrop of the Trinidad Sandstone. The Cretaceous and Tertiary rock
Originators Pillmore, Charles L.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-438

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Overview of attributes

>GEOSPATIAL DATAFILES INCLUDED IN THIS DATASET:
>
>-verm_geol
>-verm_coal
>-verm_cont
>
>--VERM_GEOL.PAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME
> 1  AREA                   4    12     F      3
> 5  PERIMETER              4    12     F      3
> 9  VERM_GEOL#             4     5     B      -
>13  VERM_GEOL-ID           4     5     B      -
>17  SYMBOL                 4     4     I      -
>21  UNIT                   6     6     C      -
>27  DESCRIPTION          100   100     C      -    DESC
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: SYMBOL, UNIT, DESCRIPTION
>-SYMBOL: Unique value representing color from shadeset color524.shd
>-UNIT: Label given to polygons representing name geological entities
>-DESCRIPTION: Brief geological explanation of unit.
>
>UNIT SYMBOL  DESCRIPTION
>Kp    108    Pierre Shale (Upper Cretaceous)
>Kt    358    Trinidad Sandstone (Upper Cretaceous)
>Kv    359    Vermejo Formation (Upper Cretaceous)
>Qaf   216    Alluvium and fan and sheet wash deposits (Holocene and upper Pleistocene)
>Qal    51    Alluvium (Holocene)
>Qba   378    Barela Alluvium (lower middle Pleistocene)
>Qbe    10    Beshoar Alluvium (lower middle Pleistocene)
>Qbeh  265    Older Beshoar Alluvium (lower middle Pleistocene)
>Qfa    62    Fan alluvium (Holocene and upper Pleistocene)
>Qls   135    Landslide deposits (upper Pleistocene)
>Qsm   295    San Miguel Creek alluvium (lower Pleistocene and Pliocene)
>Qta    38    Terrace alluvium (Pleistocene)
>TKpr  513    Poison Canyon and Raton Formations, undivided (Paleocene and Upper Cretaceous)
>TKr    40    Raton Formation (Paleocene and Upper Cretaceous)
>Tpc   504    Poison Canyon Formation (Paleocene)
>zon   445    Transition zone
>
>
>--VERM_GEOL.AAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME
>1  FNODE#                 4     5     B      -
>5  TNODE#                 4     5     B      -
>9  LPOLY#                 4     5     B      -
>13  RPOLY#                 4     5     B      -
>17  LENGTH                 4    12     F      3
>21  VERM_GEOL#             4     5     B      -
>25  VERM_GEOL-ID           4     5     B      -
>29  DESCRIPTION           80    80     C      -
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: DESCRIPTION
>-DESCRIPTION: Brief geological explanation of linear feature.
>
>DESCRIPTION
>contact-certain
>contact-concealed
>dike
>fault-certain
>fault-concealed
>neatline
>
>
>--VERM_COAL.AAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME     INDEXED?
>1  FNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>5  TNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>9  LPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>13  RPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>17  LENGTH                 4    12     F      3                        -
>21  VERM_COAL#             4     5     B      -                        -
>25  VERM_COAL-ID           4     5     B      -                        -
>29  DESCRIPTION           80    80     C      -                        -
>109  NAME                 100   100     C      -                        -
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: DESCRIPTION, NAME
>-DESCRIPTION: Brief geological explanation of linear feature
>-NAME: proper name of feature where applicable
>
>DESCRIPTION
>coal bed-approximately located
>coal bed-inferred
>
>NAME
>Juan Baca coal contact
>Mestas coal contact
>Raton Formation coal contact
>Rattlesnake coal contact
>Spring Canyon coal contact
>Vasquez coal contact
>coal beds
>kv coal contact
>
>
>--VERM_CONT.AAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME     INDEXED?
>1   FNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>5   TNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>9   LPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>13  RPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>17  LENGTH                 4    12     F      3                        -
>21  VERM_CONT#             4     5     B      -                        -
>25  VERM_CONT-ID           4     5     B      -                        -
>29  ELEVATION              6     6     I      -                        -
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: ELEVATION
>-ELEVATION: structure contours in feet above sea level
>
>ELEVATION
>6700
>6800
>6900
>7000
>7100
>7200
>7300
>7400
>7500
>7600
>7700
>7800

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