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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...
Tags: Alabama, Allegheny Plateau, Alluvium, Appalachian Plateau, Arkansas, All tags...
In this data release, Cenozoic calcareous nannofossil occurrence charts are provided as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for 15 cores or outcrops from the Gulf Coastal Plain (Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia). Samples have been assigned a USGS sample number and are organized by depth below (cores and wells) or height above (outcrops) the land surface. Based on their known stratigraphic position, lithology, and specific calcareous nannofossil species content, each sample, where possible, was assigned to a geologic formation, age, and standard Martini (1971) calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphic zone. Five additional reference files are provided: (1) location information for each core or outcrop, (2) a list of calcareous...


    map background search result map search result map Surficial deposits and materials in the eastern and central UnitedStates (east of 102 degrees west longitude) Cenozoic Calcareous Nannofossil Occurrences from Gulf Coastal Plain Cores and Outcrops Cenozoic Calcareous Nannofossil Occurrences from Gulf Coastal Plain Cores and Outcrops Surficial deposits and materials in the eastern and central UnitedStates (east of 102 degrees west longitude)