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Quaternary geologic map of the Ozark Plateau 4 ° x 6 ° quadrangle, United States

IMAP 1420(NJ-15)

Prepared in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Land Survey, Kansas Geological Survey, Arkansas Geological Commission, Illinois State Geological Survey, and Oklahoma Geological Survey
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Abstract

The Quaternary Geologic Map of the Ozark Plateau 4° x 6° Quadrangle was mapped as part of the Quaternary Geologic Atlas of the United States. The atlas was begun as an effort to depict the areal distribution of surficial geologic deposits and other materials that accumulated or formed during the past 2+ million years, the period that includes all activities of the human species. These materials 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 one way or another to these surface materials that are referred to collectively by many geologists as regolith, the mantle of fragmental and generally unconsolidated material that overlies the bedrock foundation of the continent. The maps were compiled at 1:1,000,000 scale.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Quaternary geologic map of the Ozark Plateau 4 ° x 6 ° quadrangle, United States
Series title:
IMAP
Series number:
1420(NJ-15)
Subseries
GAUS
Year Published:
1993
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Geology and Environmental Change Science Center
Description:
Sheet: 49. 54 inches x 33.89 inches; Report: 15 p.; Downloads Directory
Country:
United States
State:
Arkansas;Illinois;Kansas;Missouri;Oklahoma
Projection:
Lambert Conformal Conic
Scale:
1000000