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fill and spoil

fill and spoil
StateTexas
Namefill and spoil
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Holocene
Original map labelFs
Commentsmaterial dredged for raising land surface above alluvium and barrier island deposits and for creating land. Forms islands along waterways. Properties highly variable mixed mud, silt, sand, and shell; mud and silt winnowed when reworked.
Primary rock typesand
Secondary rock typesilt
Other rock typesclay or mud
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital (Bed)
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Bed)
Map references
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1992, Geologic Map of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Virgil E. Barnes, project supervisor, Hartmann, B.M. and Scranton, D.F., cartography, scale 1:500,000
Unit references
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1975, Corpus Christi Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1976, McAllen-Brownsville Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1975, Beeville-Bay City Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1982, Houston Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageAransas - Brazoria - Calhoun - Cameron - Chambers - Galveston - Harris - Jefferson - Kenedy - Matagorda - Nueces - Orange - San Patricio - Willacy

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