Dune Sand

Sand, quartz, white to light-yellowish-gray, fine to medium, well-sorted, massive to cross-laminated. Comprises deposits of large, irregular dune fields on Nottoway River terraces and smaller areas of dunes in Surry County uplands. Thickness is 0 to 15 feet.
State Virginia
Name Dune Sand
Geologic age Quaternary
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Eolian)dune sand
Comments Coastal Plain, Holocene (Karen Hostettler)

Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 1993, Geologic Map of Virginia: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, scale 1:500,000.

Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 2003, Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia, Publication 174, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Southampton - Surry - Suffolk