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- Kepferle, R.C., and Lewis, R.Q., Sr., 1975, Knifley Sandstone and Cane Valley Limestone: Two new members of the Fort Payne Formation (Lower Mississippian), in Cohee, G.V., and Wright, W.B., eds., Changes in stratigraphic nomenclature by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1974: U.S. Geology Survey Bulletin 1394-A, p. A63-A70.
Khetani, A.B., and Read, J.F., 2002, Sequence development of a mixed carbonate-siliciclastic, high relief ramp, Mississippian, Kentucky, USA: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 72, p. 657-672.
- Knox, L.W., and Stapor, F., 2003, Chapter 5-Clay-rich Waulsortian-like mounds in the Mississippian (Osagean) Fort Payne Formation of central Tennessee, in Cox, R.T., ed., Field trip guidebook, joint meeting, South-Central and Southeastern Sections of the Geological Society of America, Memphis, Tennessee: Tennessee Division of Geology, Report of Investigations 51, p. 83-94.
- Krause, R.A., and Meyer D.L., 2004, Sequence stratigraphy and depositional dynamics of carbonate buildups and associated facies from the Lower Mississippian Fort Payne Formation of southern Kentucky: Journal of Geology, v. 74, p. 87-100.
- Leslie, S.A., Ausich, W.I., and Meyer, D.L., 1996, Lower Mississippian sedimentation dynamics and conodont biostratigraphy (lowermost Fort Payne Formation) along the southeastern margin of the Eastern Interior Seaway: Southeastern Geology, v. 36, p. 27-35.
- Lewis, R.Q., Sr., and Potter, P.E., 1978, Surface rocks in the western Lake Cumberland area, Clinton, Russell and Wayne Counties, Kentucky (guidebook and roadlog for the Geological Society of Kentucky, 1978 field conference): Kentucky Geological Survey, ser. 10, 41 p.
- Lumsden, D.M., 1998, Origin of the Fort Payne Formation (Lower Mississippian); Tennessee: Southeastern Geology, v. 28, p. 167-180.
Matchen, D.L., and Kammer, T.W., 1994, Sequence stratigraphy of the Lower Mississippian Price and Borden Formations in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky: Southeastern Geology, v. 34, p. 25-41.
- Meyer, D.L., Potter, P.E., Thies, J.L., Ausich, W.I., and Leslie, S.A., 1997, A deep-to shallow transition in the Fort Payne Formation (Lower Mississippian), Kentucky Highway 61, Cumberland County, Kentucky: Kentucky Geological Survey, ser. 12, Map and Chart 12, 1 sheet.
- Pryor, W.B., Maynard, R., Kepferle, R., and Harrell, J.A., 1980, Jabez Sandstone—A new member of the Fort Payne Formation (Mississippian), southeastern Kentucky: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1502-A, p. 104-109.
- Sable, E.G., and Dever, G.R., Jr., 1990, Mississippian rocks in Kentucky: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1503, 125 p.
- Sedimentation Seminar, 1972, Sedimentology of the Mississippian Knifley Sandstone and Cane Valley Limestone in south-central Kentucky: Kentucky Geological Survey, ser.10, Report of Investigations 13, 30 p.
- Thaden, R.E., and Lewis, R.Q., Sr., 1962, Geology of the Jamestown quadrangle, Kentucky: U.S. Geological Survey, Geologic Quadrangle map, GQ-182, scale 1:24,000.
- Thaden, R.E., and Lewis, R.Q., Sr., 1966, Geologic map of the Jabez Quadrangle, Russell and Wayne Counties, Kentucky: U.S. Geological Survey, Geologic Quadrangle map, GQ-483, scale 1:24,000.