The Geology of Virginia's Coastal Plain
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Stratigraphic Cross-section of the Virginia Coastal Plain

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   Q - Quaternary formations
     fluvial and estuarine, silt, sand, and clay
   Tbc -  Bacons Castle Formation
     fluvial-deltaic and tidal, gravel, sand, and clay  
   Ty -  Yorktown Formation
     marine, fossiliferous sand
   Te -  Eastover Formation
     marine, sand and clay
   Tb -  Bon Air Gravel
     fluvial, gravelly sand, silt, and clay
   Tex -  Exmore Breccia
   TK -  Older Tertiary and Cretaceous formations
     marine and deltaic, sand and clay

 
 
    
Terrace Stratigraphy of the Virginia Coastal Plain (PDF)
APPALACHIAN PLATEAU | VALLEY & RIDGE | BLUE RIDGE | PIEDMONT | COASTAL PLAIN

 
(9/10/99)