Chenier Plain, Saline Marsh

Gray to brown to black clay and silt of moderate organic content.
State Louisiana
Name Chenier Plain, Saline Marsh
Geologic age Holocene
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Swamp)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Swamp)
Comments Area of accretion by longshore currents from major delta complex.

Snead, J.I., and Mcculloh, R.P., 1984, Geologic Map of Louisiana: Louisiana Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Calcasieu - Cameron - Iberia - Vermilion