Loess

Loess
State Arkansas
Name Loess
Geologic age Early Pleistocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Eolian)
Comments Eolian silt, slightly coherent, held together by calcareous cement
References

Haley, B.R., Glick, E.E., Bush, W.V.; Clardy, B.F.; Stone, C.G.; Woodward, M.B., and Zachry, D.L., 1993, Geologic Map of Arkansas: U.S.Geological Survey Special Geologic Map, scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Cross - Lee - Phillips - Poinsett - Saint Francis