Geologic units in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Additional scientific data in this geographic area

Natural Levees (Holocene) at surface, covers 63 % of this area

Gray and brown silt, silty clay, some very fine sand, reddish brown along the Red River.

Alluvium (Holocene) at surface, covers 37 % of this area

Gray to brownish gray clay and silty clay, reddish brown in the Red River Valley, some sand and gravel locally.