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Wando Formation

Wando Formation: Another Carolina coastal terrace sequence like Penholoway . This is the youngest and lowest. Late Pleistocene
State South Carolina
Name Wando Formation
Geologic age Pleistocene
Comments Secondary unit description from USGS Lexicon (ref.SC003): Wando clays and sands of southern SC described as white sands and a layer of drab clay (frequently stained red). Successively overlie Accabee gravels.
Primary rock type clay or mud
Secondary rock type sand
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Claydrab clay (frequently stained red)
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandwhite sands
Map references
Newell, Wayne L., Prowell, David (retired), Krantz, David, Powars, David, Mixon, Robert (retired), Stone, Byron, and Willard, Debra, in review, Surficial Geology and Geomorphology of the Atlantic Coastal Plain: U.S.G.S. Open File Report,
Unit references
Newell, Wayne L., Prowell, David (retired), Krantz, David, Powars, David, Mixon, Robert (retired), Stone, Byron, and Willard, Debra, in review, Surficial Geology and Geomorphology of the Atlantic Coastal Plain: U.S.G.S. Open File Report,
USGS Geologic Names Lexicon (GEOLEX)
Counties Berkeley