Geology of Dallas County, Texas

The source geological map used is from "The Geological  Atlas of Texas, Sherman Sheet" - Bureau of Economic Geology, 1967 (revised 1991).  The map was digitally distorted in some spots to align the roads with the more accurate modern map.  Colors used in this map are arbitrary but similar to original map colors.

 Geologic Atlas of Texas - Sherman Sheet descriptive booklet (PDF file - 260k) 
 Dallas County, Texas geological map in PDF form (5.3 meg) - Right Click and "Save Target As"
 Dallas County, Texas geological map in JPG form (6.7 meg) - Right Click and "Save Target As"

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Dallas County, Texas geological map:

Geological Formations:
Holocene Period: Qal - Quaternary alluvium
Qu - Quaternary undivided
Pleistocene Period: Qt - Quaternary terrace deposits
Cretaceous Period: Kwc - Wolfe City Sand
Ko - Ozan Formation
Kau - Austin Chalk
Kef - Eagle Ford Formation