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Deposits of Claiborne and Jackson age in Georgia

Professional Paper 120-C

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Abstract

In 1911 the Geological Survey of Georgia published as Bulletin 26 a "Preliminary report on the geology of the Coastal Plain of Georgia," by Otto Veatch and Lloyd William Stephenson, prepared in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey under the supervision of T. Wayland Vaughan, a geologist in charge of Coastal Plain investigations, who contributed the determinations of the invertebrate fossils of the Tertiary and Quaternary formations. Although this report constituted a decided advance in our knowledge of the geology of the Coastal Plain of Georgia, it was admittedly of reconnaissance character, and corrections and additions to it were to be expected. During the last few years field work has been prosecuted vigorously in the Coastal Plain of Georgia, and the additional information thus accumulated throws light upon certain problems of stratigraphy left unsolved by Veatch and Stephenson and alters considerably some of their correlations. The object of the present paper is to present the new evidence regarding the age and correlation of the Eocene formations of Georgia and to revise in accordance with present knowledge the descriptions of the deposits of Claiborne and Jackson age.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Deposits of Claiborne and Jackson age in Georgia
Series title:
Professional Paper
Series number:
120
Chapter:
C
Year Published:
1919
Language:
English
Description:
41 p.
First page:
41
Last page:
81
Country:
United States
State:
Georgia