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Continental deposits and loess, undifferentiated

Continental deposits and loess, undifferentiated; West of the Tennessee River
State Kentucky
Name Continental deposits and loess, undifferentiated
Geologic age Tertiary to Quaternary
Primary rock type loess
Secondary rock type sand
Other rock types gravel
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital (Eolian, Loess)lithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; about 50% loess, 25 % gravel and 25% sand
Minor
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravellithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; about 50% loess, 25 % gravel and 25% sand
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandlithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; about 50% loess, 25 % gravel and 25% sand
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 Ballard - Calloway - Graves - McCracken - Marshall