Brandywine Formation

Upland gravel similar to Columbia group mapped in the uplands of southern Maryland southeast of DC. 10-40 ft thick. Extensive sand and gravel resources.
State South Carolina
Name Brandywine Formation
Geologic age Miocene
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel

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: USGS Open File Report, in press.

Counties Chesterfield