|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 59' 51'' North , 96° 9' 37'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.99753,-96.16055|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate|
An incorporated city.
Note: The geographic coordinates presented are taken from the Manley topo map (GNIS database preferred). The USGS GNIS database presents 2 sets of coordinates for this city.
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4 valid minerals.
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298.9 - 323.2 Ma
|Kansas City Group|
Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Kansas City Group
Description: Limestone and shale. Limestone is dark gray to light gray, brownish gray, very thin bedded to massive, argillaceous, fossiliferous; contains very thin layers of chert, pyrite crystals, and small flakes of mica near base. Shale is dark gray to light gray, greenish gray, red, and black; locally slighty sandy, calcareous, carbonaeous, fissile, and fossiliferous. Approx. max thickness 200 ft
Comments: Includes in decending order: Bonner Springs Formation, Wyandotte Limestone, Lane Shale, Lola Limestone, Chanute Shale, Drum Limestone, Quivira Formation, Sarpy Formation, Fontana Formation, Dennis Limestone, Galesburg Shale, Swope Limestone, Ladore Shale, and Hertha Limestone.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
Localities in this Region
- Cass Co.
- Cass Co.