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Tabb Formtaion; Poquoson Member

Tabb Formtaion; Poquoson Member - Pebbly sand grading upward into muddy, fine-grained sand and sandy silt, at altitudes to 11 ft. (top of unit).
StateVirginia
NameTabb Formtaion; Poquoson Member
Geologic ageQuaternary
Original map labelQtp
CommentsCoastal Plain From expanded explanation (ref. VA002): Poquoson Member (Johnson, 1976). Medium to coarse, pebbly sand grades upward into clayey fine sand and silt, light- to medium-gray; underlies ridge and swale topography (altitude ranges from sea level to 11 feet) along the margin of Chesapeake Bay and in the lower and middle parts of Coastal Plain rivers. Thickness is 0 to 15 feet.
Primary rock typesand
Secondary rock typesilt
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Map references
Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia", 2003, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, viewing software not included. This is a digital version of "Geologic Map of Virginia" published in 1993. Available from: https://www.dmme.virginia.gov/commerce/
Unit references
Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 1993, Geologic Map of Virginia: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, scale 1:500,000
Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia - expanded explanation: 2003, Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy, Divsion of Mineral Resources, Publication 147, 85 pp
Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia", 2003, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, viewing software not included. This is a digital version of "Geologic Map of Virginia" published in 1993. Available from: https://www.dmme.virginia.gov/commerce/
Geographic coverageGloucester - Isle of Wight - King and Queen - Chesapeake - Hampton - Newport News - Poquoson - Virginia Beach

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