Geologic units in Christian county, Kentucky

Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis Limestones, undivided (Mississippian) at surface, covers 42 % of this area

Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis Limestones, undivided; includes Salem Limestone west of Christian County

Rocks of Chesterian age, lower part (Upper Mississippian) at surface, covers 30 % of this area

Rocks of Chesterian age, lower part

Rocks of Chesterian age, upper part (Upper Mississippian) at surface, covers 13 % of this area

Rocks of Chesterian age, upper part

Caseyville Formation (Lower to Middle Pennsylvanian) at surface, covers 7 % of this area

Caseyville Formation

Tradewater Formation (Middle Pennsylvanian) at surface, covers 6 % of this area

Tradewater Formation

Alluvium (Pleistocene to Holocene) at surface, covers 2 % of this area

Alluvium; includes glacial deposits along the Ohio River and its tributaries west of Cannelton locks