Geologic units in McCreary county, Kentucky

Additional scientific data in this geographic area

Breathitt Formation, lower part (Pennsylvanian) at surface, covers 65 % of this area

lower part which includes Livingston Conglomerate Member of Lee Formation in eastern Rockcastle County

Rockcastle Sandstone Member of Lee Formation (Pennsylvanian) at surface, covers 17 % of this area

Rockcastle Sandstone Member of Lee Formation

Pennington Formation (Paragon Formation), Bangor Limestone, Hartselle Formation, and Kidder Limestone Member of Monteagle Limestone, undivided (Mississippian) at surface, covers 9 % of this area

Pennington Formation (Paragon Formation), Bangor Limestone, Hartselle Formation, and Kidder Limestone Member of Monteagle Limestone, undivided

Corbin Sandstone Member of Lee Formation (Pennsylvanian) at surface, covers 7 % of this area

Corbin Sandstone Member of Lee Formation

Alluvium (Pleistocene to Holocene) at surface, covers 0.9 % of this area

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

Breathitt Formation, middle part (Pennsylvanian) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Breathitt Formation, middle part

Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis Limestones, undivided (Mississippian) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

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