Upland Deposits (Western Shore)

Gravel and sand, commonly orange-brown, locally limonite-cemented; minor silt and red, white, or gray clay; (includes Brandywine, Bryn Mawr, and Sunderland Formations of earlier reports); lower gravel member and upper loam member in Southern Maryland; thickness 0 to 50 feet.
State Maryland
Name Upland Deposits (Western Shore)
Geologic age Quaternary
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel
Minor
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
References

Cleaves, E.T., Edwards, J., Jr., and Glaser, J.D., 1968, Geologic Map of Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey, Baltimore, Maryland, scale 1:250,000.

In 1995 the Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey digitized the geologic map of Maryland from the 1968 paper map (Reference MD001). Information about products from the Maryland Geological Survey can be found at http://www.mgs.md.gov/.

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Counties Anne Arundel - Baltimore - Calvert - Cecil - Charles - Harford - Prince George's - Saint Mary's - Baltimore