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Alluvium

Alluvium; includes glacial deposits along the Ohio River and its tributaries west of Cannelton locks
State Kentucky
Name Alluvium
Geologic age Pleistocene to Holocene
Primary rock type sand
Secondary rock type silt
Other rock types glacial drift
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandlithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; includes glacial deposits along the Ohio River and its tributaries west of Cannelton locks
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Siltlithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; includes glacial deposits along the Ohio River and its tributaries west of Cannelton locks
Map references
Noger, M.C., compiler, 1988, Geologic map of Kentucky: sesquicenntennial edition of the Kentucky Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey and the Kentucky Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Unit references
Noger, M.C., compiler, 1988, Geologic map of Kentucky: sesquicenntennial edition of the Kentucky Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey and the Kentucky Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Counties Adair - Ballard - Barren - Bell - Boone - Bourbon - Boyd - Bracken - Breckinridge - Bullitt - Butler - Caldwell - Calloway - Carlisle - Carroll - Carter - Casey - Christian - Clay - Clinton - Crittenden - Daviess - Estill - Fleming - Franklin - Fulton - Gallatin - Grant - Graves - Grayson - Green - Hancock - Hardin - Harrison - Hart - Henderson - Henry - Hickman - Hopkins - Jackson - Jefferson - Johnson - Kenton - Knox - Larue - Laurel - Lawrence - Lee - Lewis - Livingston - Logan - Lyon - McCracken - McCreary - McLean - Marion - Marshall - Mason - Meade - Monroe - Muhlenberg - Ohio - Oldham - Owsley - Pike - Powell - Rowan - Russell - Simpson - Taylor - Todd - Trigg - Trimble - Union - Warren - Wayne - Webster - Whitley - Wolfe