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The Quaternary Geologic Map of the Lake Erie 4� x 6� Quadranglewas mapped as part of the Quaternary Geologic Atlas of the United States.The atlas was begun as an effort to depict the areal distribution ofsurficial geologic deposits and other materials that accumulated orformed during the past 2+ million years, the period that includes allactivities of the human species. These materials are at the surface ofthe earth. They make up the "ground" on which we walk, the "dirt" inwhich we dig foundations, and the "soil" in which we grow crops. Mostof our human activity is related in one way or another to these surfacematerials that are referred to collectively by many geologists asregolith, the mantle of fragmental and...
Tags: 26011 = Arenac, 26017 = Bay, 26049 = Genesee, 26063 = Huron, 26087 = Lapeer, All tags...
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This file contains data for selected significant, buried Quaternary sediments, which is one layer of information on this CD-ROM, USGS Digital Data Series #38 (Soller and Packard, 1998). Together, all layers (10 of them) compose the digital version of a 1:1,000,000- scale map of Quaternary deposits (including both glacial and Holocene sediments) compiled for the glaciated area of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains (that is, the area covered by the Laurentide ice sheets). Parts of southern Ontario, areas beneath the Great Lakes, and parts of the submerged eastern seaboard are also included on the map. The paper version of the map is Soller (1993a, b, 1994, 1998, and in press). The map is a regional synthesis...
Categories: Web Site; Tags: 1100 - Geology, 1101 - General, 20005 = Atchison, 20013 = Brown, 20027 = Clay, All tags...


    map background search result map search result map Map showing the thickness and character of Quaternary sediments in the glaciated United States east of the Rocky Mountains: character of selected significant, buried Quaternary sediments Quaternary Geologic Map of the Lake Erie 4� x 6� Quadrangle,United States and Canada Quaternary Geologic Map of the Lake Erie 4� x 6� Quadrangle,United States and Canada Map showing the thickness and character of Quaternary sediments in the glaciated United States east of the Rocky Mountains: character of selected significant, buried Quaternary sediments