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B3 Marine Upper Cretaceous Formations of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal

B3 Marine Upper Cretaceous Formations of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal
Publication Type:
Bulletin
Publication Date:
Nov 1954
Authors:
Organist, D.M., Richards, H.G., Groot, J.J.
Abstract:

In the Coastal Plain of Delaware, the non-marine Cretaceous sands and clays are separated from the Tertiary formations by a series of marine formations of Upper Cretaceous age. The sedimentary and hydrologic characteristics of these formations deserve detailed study because some of them are water-bearing beds. whereas others act as confining beds. A clear understanding of their relative age. and the presence or absence of unconformities is needed for proper correlation with formations found in wells throughout the State. as well as in Maryland and New Jersey.

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Please give proper credit to the Delaware Geological Survey.

Organist, D.M., Richards, H.G., Groot, J.J., 1954, rine Upper Cretaceous Formations of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal: Delaware Geological Survey Bulletin M

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