Upland Deposits (Eastern Shore)

Gravel, sand, silt, and clay. Mostly cross-bedded, poorly sorted, medium- to coarse-grained white to red sand and gravel; boulders near base; minor pink and yellow silts and clays; (Wicomico Formation of earlier reports); thickness 0 to 90 feet, locally thicker in paleochannels.
State Maryland
Name Upland Deposits (Eastern Shore)
Geologic age Quaternary
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt

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 Caroline - Cecil - Kent - Queen Anne's - Talbot