Mississippian


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Mississippian

1. of or relating to the state of Mississippi or the Mississippi River
2. (in North America) of, denoting, or formed in the lower of two subdivisions of the Carboniferous period (see also Pennsylvanian (sense 2)), which lasted for 30 million years
3. the. the Mississippian period or rock system equivalent to the lower Carboniferous of Europe

Mississippian

[¦mis·ə¦sip·ē·ən]
(geology)
The fifth period of the Paleozoic Era beginning about 350 million years ago and ending about 320 million years ago. The Mississippian System (referring to rocks) or Period (referring to the time during which these rocks were deposited) is employed in North America as the lower (or older) subdivision of the Carboniferous, as used in Europe and on other continents.
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This is a fitting focus of study on cycling because while flourishing chiefdoms existed throughout the valley during much of the Mississippian period (appearing initially around the year 1050), by about 1500, with the exception of smaller settlements along the distant headwaters, the chiefdoms had disappeared and the valley, despite its rich agricultural land, had been abandoned.
SandRidge Mississippian Trust II's outstanding trust units aggregate 49.725m.
These wells are being drilled to delineate and evaluate the Mississippian formation across a 720-acre part of the project, on which the company aims to drill around 100 wells during the next 12 months.
As the Mississippian ceremonial center faded, a new Lamar culture rose in the surrounding areas, blending Mississippian and Woodland elements.
Regional variability among Woodland period mound builders is not adequately addressed, and uncritical reliance on the highly problematic accounts of the sixteenth-century expedition of Hernando de Soto as sources of ethnographic information on Mississippian cultures is also troublesome.
The company's operations are currently focussed on oilfields in the Mississippian Lime play in Oklahoma and the Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma.
10 April 2012 - Raymond James & Associates Inc, RBC Capital Markets LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co, BofA Merrill Lynch and Citigroup Global Markets Inc have been picked to act as joint book-runners of the initial public offering (IPO) of SandRidge Mississippian Trust II, the US trust said on Monday.
This well is also targeting the the Mississippian Formations with an expected TD of 4,650 feet.
Mississippian sites can be found from Florida to Oklahoma and north to Wisconsin.
Recent seismic reprocessing and interpretation of over 50 square miles of 3D data has revealed multiple Mississippian Chat structures and Red Fork channel prospects.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 29, 2016-SandRidge Mississippian Trust II approves USD0.053 per unit distribution
International Resource News-December 23, 2011--Natural Resource Partners LP acquires 3,600 net mineral acres in Mississippian Lime oil play(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk

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