Delta Plain, Saline Marsh

Gray to black clay of very high organic content, some peat.
State Louisiana
Name Delta Plain, Saline Marsh
Geologic age Holocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
Minor
Unconsolidated > Peat
Comments Area of active and abandoned delta lobes of the Mississippi River.
References

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

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Counties Iberia - Jefferson - Lafourche - Orleans - Plaquemines - Saint Bernard - Saint Charles - Saint Mary - Saint Tammany - Terrebonne - Vermilion