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Fossils from bore holes on the Eastern Shore Peninsula, Virginia

Open-File Report 55-181

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Abstract

This report lists Foraminifera, Mollusca, and Ostracoda in five bore holes that penetrated a maximum of 445 feet of section in sediments of Pleistocene and Miocene age, and discusses the paleoecologic and stratigraphic significance of the fossils. It includes the contents of references 6, 16, and 18 of Virginia Division of Geology Mineral Resources Circular No. 2, dealing with the geology and groundwater resources of the Eastern Shore peninsula.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Fossils from bore holes on the Eastern Shore Peninsula, Virginia
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
55-181
Year Published:
1955
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
11 p.
Country:
Unites States
State:
Virginia
Other Geospatial:
Eastern Shore Peninsula
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N