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Potomac formation in Virginia

William Morris Fontaine

Potomac formation in Virginia

by William Morris Fontaine

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Virginia.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cretaceous.

  • Edition Notes

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    Statementby William Morris Fontaine.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 145
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p.
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20614300M

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Potomac formation in Virginia by William Morris Fontaine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geologic unit mapped in Virginia: Potomac Formation (Lower and Upper(?) Cretaceous, McGee, ). Light-gray to pinkish- and greenish-gray quartzo-feldspathic sand, fine- to coarse-grained, pebbly, poorly sorted, commonly thick-bedded and trough cross-bedded.

Sand is interbedded with gray to green, massive to thick-bedded sandy clay and silt, commonly mottled red or reddish-brown. The Potomac Formation in Virginia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from The Potomac Formation in VirginiaIn Potomac formation in Virginia book a Ratings: 0.

University of Virginia Library PO BoxCharlottesville, VA ph:fax:[email protected] Virgo Feedback | Staff Directory | UVA Home | ITS Library Site Search | Hours | Map | Policies | Press | Jobs Questions. The Potomac Formation also forms the large majority of the Coastal Plain section beneath Old Town and Del Ray, but is covered in that area by thick, younger alluvial deposits of the Potomac River, referred to herein as the “Old Town terrace”.

Plate 4 illustrates the geology of File Size: KB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fontaine, William Morris, Potomac formation in Virginia (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National.

About Potomac Books. Potomac Books has a long and distinguished pedigree. Founded in as the U.S. imprint of Brassey’s, a renowned British publishing house established in the nineteenth century, Brassey’s-U.S.

was acquired by Books International in and renamed Potomac Books in Additional Physical Format: Print version: Fontaine, William Morris, Potomac formation in Virginia (DLC)gs (OCoLC) Material Type. That this book Potomac formation in Virginia book remained in print since its original edition in testifies both to its worth and to the surprising fact that, as best I can determine, it remains in the only work in print on its subject, which is an overall history of the Potomac River Basin since the European discovery of America--essentially an economic and social history of the region that chronicles the rise /5(3).

Geologic unit mapped in New Jersey: Sand, fine- to coarse-grained, locally gravelly, crossbedded, light-colored, interbedded with white or variegated red and yellow, massive clay, and rarely dark-gray, woody clay. The Potomac Formation crops out only in the Delaware River valley where the river and its tributaries have eroded away the overlying formations.

Reduced the rank of the Potomac to the Potomac Formation. Author believes the use of formation is preferable to group. Consists of white, gray, and rust-brown quartz sand with some gravel; variegated white, yellow, and red silts and clays, and some beds of gray clay.

Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. The Potomac Formation in Virginia by William Morris Fontaine. Publication date Publisher Govt. print. off. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English Volume no.

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For best results viewing and. CROSSBEDDING OF THE POTOMAC FORMATION IN FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA By Gordon W. Weir Abstract Crossbedding in sandstone units is the most conspicuous sedimentary structure of the Potomac Formation in Fairfax County, Virginia. Most sets of crossbeds are a few feet thick and several feet wide and tens of feet : Gordon Whitney Weir.

The Potomac Formation in Virginia, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. The Potomac Group is a geologic group in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia. It preserves fossils dating back to the Cretaceous period. This article about a specific stratigraphic formation in Virginia is a stub.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it Country: United States. The Potomac River runs miles ( km) from Fairfax Stone Historical Monument State Park in West Virginia on the Allegheny Plateau to Point Lookout, Maryland, and dra square miles (38, km 2).The length of the river from the junction of its North and South Branches to Point Lookout is miles ( km).

The average daily flow during the water years – cubic Cities: Cumberland, MD, Harpers Ferry. Garrett Peck has written another thoroughly enjoyable book about the history of the Washington, D.C. area, this time in a unique tour guide format that allows him to cover many intriguing spots along the Potomac River that are rich in culture, history, and recreational pleasure.4/4(9).

Potomac (listen (help info)), Virginia, is an extinct incorporated town formerly located in Arlington County, Virginia (then called Alexandria County).A planned community, its proximity to Washington D.C. made it a popular place for employees of the U.S.

government to live. Potomac was located adjacent to the massive Potomac Yard of the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac on: Roughly bounded by Commonwealth Ave., US. A Century of Excellence Potomac State College was created in as "Keyser Preparatory Branch of the West Virginia University" by an act of the legislature at the urging of Mineral County Delegate Francis M.

Reynolds, who was concerned about the quality of secondary education in the area. The Potomac River flows through approximately miles, starting in Fairfax Stone State Park and ending in the Chesapeake Potomac Basin takes up area in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. This also referred to as the “Potomac watershed,” which is the area where all rivers and streams drain into the Potomac.

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and service, Upper School supports both intellectual development and character formation, preparing Potomac graduates to succeed in college and beyond. Learn more. Relationships.Crossbedding in sandstone units is the most conspicuous sedimentary structure of the Potomac Formation in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Most sets of crossbeds are a few feet thick and several feet wide and tens of feet long. Trough sets are dominant, but planar sets are also common.

Dip directions of crossbeds show great variation, though westerly dips are sparse.