Sand sheet deposits

Sand sheet deposits
State Texas
Name Sand sheet deposits
Geologic age Holocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Bed)
Comments Windblown sand, areas of large dunes in Van Horn-El Paso Sheet (1968); no relict grain, sparse grass; moderate to v. high permeability, low to mod. water-holding capacity, shallow water table. No data on thickness.
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1968, Van Horn-El Paso Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1975, Corpus Christi Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1976, McAllen-Brownsville Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1992, Geologic Map of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Virgil E. Barnes, project supervisor, Hartmann, B.M. and Scranton, D.F., cartography, scale 1:500,000.

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