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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 16 (1932)

Issue: 12. (December)

First Page: 1221

Last Page: 1229

Title: Seismological Discovery and Partial Detail of Vermilion Bay Salt Dome, Louisiana

Author(s): E. E. Rosaire (2), O. C. Lester, Jr. (3)


The Vermilion Bay salt dome in Iberia Parish, Louisiana, was one of the first discovered by a geophysical survey of water-covered areas. The field organization and equipment of such a crew is described. The discovery and detail data are presented, along with the original interpretation of these data. The results of drilling are shown, and the agreement and disagreement of these tests with the original interpretations discussed to some extent.

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