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The surficial geologic map of the Eastern and Central United Statesdepicts the areal distribution of surficial geologic deposits and othermaterials that accumulated or formed during the past 2+ million years,the period that includes all activities of the human species. Thesematerials are at the surface of the earth. They make up the "ground"on which we walk, the "dirt" in which we dig foundations, and the �soil�in which we grow crops. Most of our human activity is related in oneway or another to these surface materials that are referred tocollectively by many geologists as regolith, the mantle of fragmentaland generally unconsolidated material that overlies the bedrockfoundation of the continent. The map is based...
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Historic image AP�002 is part of the 'Historic photolab Images' collection; the topic area is 'Appalachian Plateau'. Location is Elkhorn City Quad (119D) (estimated). The image has the following description: 'Breaks Interstate Park, Dickenson County, Virginia. View from the overlook in the new Breaks Interstate Park, largely in Dickenson County, Virginia. The peak in the distance is called
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Historic image AP�004 is part of the 'Historic photolab Images' collection; the topic area is 'Appalachian Plateau'. Location is Middlesboro South Quad (32C) (estimated). The image has the following description: '18. Pinnacle, Cumberland Gap .' The image was scanned from a photo as part of the USGS NGGDPP deliverable for 2016-2017. The physical location is 900 Natural Resources Dr., Ste 400, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Room 1093 (photolab) The author is unknown. The image is dated unknown.
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Historic image AP�001 is part of the 'Historic photolab Images' collection; the topic area is 'Appalachian Plateau'. Location is Norton Quad (60B) (estimated). The image has the following description: '212D. Price Fm. Near head at Powell Valley, near Little Stone Gap (Harry Web) .' The image was scanned from a photo as part of the USGS NGGDPP deliverable for 2016-2017. The physical location is 900 Natural Resources Dr., Ste 400, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Room 1093 (photolab) The author is unknown. The image is dated unknown.
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Historic image AP�003 is part of the 'Historic photolab Images' collection; the topic area is 'Appalachian Plateau'. Location is Virginia (estimated). The image has the following description: '203269. White Loft Mountain. On White Top Mountain .' The image was scanned from a photo as part of the USGS NGGDPP deliverable for 2016-2017. The physical location is 900 Natural Resources Dr., Ste 400, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Room 1093 (photolab) The author is Virginia State Chamber of Commerce. The image is dated unknown.


    map background search result map search result map Surficial deposits and materials in the eastern and central UnitedStates (east of 102 degrees west longitude) Geologic image from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Historic photolab Images Collection, AP�001, Norton Quad (60B) Geologic image from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Historic photolab Images Collection, AP�002, Elkhorn City Quad (119D) Geologic image from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Historic photolab Images Collection, AP�003, Virginia Geologic image from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Historic photolab Images Collection, AP�004, Middlesboro South Quad (32C) Surficial deposits and materials in the eastern and central UnitedStates (east of 102 degrees west longitude)