Eolian deposits

Active dune sand; includes beach sand along southwestern Washington coast.
State Washington
Name Eolian deposits
Geologic age Holocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Beach, Eolian)
Incidental
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Estuarine)
Comments Includes minor estuarine deposits (Walsh and others, 1987); refered to as "mud flat" in lithology.
References

Huntting, M.T., Bennett, W.A.G., Livingston, V.E.Jr., and Moen, W.S., 1961, Geologic Map of Washington: Washington Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:500,000.

Walsh, T.J., Korosec, M.A., Phillips, W.M., Logan, R.T., Schasse, H.W., 1987, Geologic Map of Washington-Southwest Quadrant: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, Geologic Map GM-34, scale 1:250,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Benton - Franklin - Grant - Grays Harbor - Pacific