Geologic units in Livingston county, Kentucky

Additional scientific data in this geographic area

Rocks of Chesterian age, lower part (Upper Mississippian) at surface, covers 32 % of this area

Rocks of Chesterian age, lower part

Alluvium (Pleistocene to Holocene) at surface, covers 20 % of this area

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

Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis Limestones, undivided (Mississippian) at surface, covers 17 % of this area

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

Rocks of Chesterian age, upper part (Upper Mississippian) at surface, covers 9 % of this area

Rocks of Chesterian age, upper part

Clayton and McNairy Formations, undivided (Paleocene to Upper Cretaceous) at surface, covers 6 % of this area

Clayton and McNairy Formations, undivided

Caseyville Formation (Lower to Middle Pennsylvanian) at surface, covers 5 % of this area

Caseyville Formation

Tuscaloosa Formation (Upper Cretaceous) at surface, covers 4 % of this area

Tuscaloosa Formation

Warsaw Limestone (Mississippian) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Warsaw Limestone; west of Christian County

Continental deposits, undifferentiated (Tertiary to Quaternary) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Continental deposits, undifferentiated; East of the Tennessee River

Renfro and Muldraugh Members of Borden Formation and Fort Payne Formation, undivided (Mississippian) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Renfro and Muldraugh Members of Borden Formation and Fort Payne Formation, undivided

Cretaceous undivided (Upper Cretaceous (Campanian to Maastrichtian)) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Cretaceous undivided, includes Post Creek (Tuscaloosa), McNairy, and Owl Creek Formations (southern Illinois).

Lower Pope Group (Aux Vases Sandstone through Glen Dean Limestone) (Mississippian (Visean)) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Lower Pope Group (Aux Vases Sandstone through Glen Dean Limestone).

Lamprophyre dikes and sills (Permian) at surface, covers 0.1 % of this area

Lamprophyre dikes and sills; in Caldwell, Crittenden, and Livingston Counties

St. Louis Limestone (Mississippian (Visean)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

St. Louis Limestone.

Upper Pope Group (Tar Springs Sandstone through Kinkaid Limestone) (Mississippian (Serpukhovian)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Upper Pope Group (Tar Springs Sandstone through Kinkaid Limestone).

Caseyville Formation (Pennsylvanian (Bashkirian)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Caseyville Formation

Ste. Genevieve Limestone (Mississippian (Visean)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Ste. Genevieve Limestone.