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Potentiometric surface map for the Cretaceous Aquifer, Virginia Coastal Plain, 1978

Open-File Report 80-965
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Abstract

The Atlantic Coastal Plain of Virginia includes 9,600 square miles--all or part of 40 counties east of the Fall Line. The undifferentiated Cretaceous sediments underlying this area are the most productive and extensive source of ground water, from which large withdrawals have been made over the past 40 years. In 1978, withdrawals exceeded 100 million gallons per day. To determine the effect of continued withdrawals, annual synoptic water levels for 1978 were used to prepare a map showing the approximate configuration of the potentiometric surface. (USGS)

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Potentiometric surface map for the Cretaceous Aquifer, Virginia Coastal Plain, 1978
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 80-965
DOI 10.3133/ofr80965
Edition -
Year Published 1980
Language ENGLISH
Description 1 map ; 57 x 52 cm on sheet 62 x 90 cm.
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