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GM8 Geology of the Milford and Mispillion River Quadrangles, Delaware

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Geology of the Milford and Mispillion River Quadrangles, Delaware
Publication Type:
Geologic Map
Publication Date:
Jun 1993
Authors:
Ramsey, K.W.
Abstract:

This map is the first detailed surficial geologic map in southern Kent and northern Sussex counties. Other maps covering the same or adjacent areas have focused on subsurface geology (Benson and Pickett, 1986), hydrogeology (Talley, 1982), or surficial geology on a regional basis (Jordan, 1964; Owens and Denny, 1979; Ramsey and Schenck, 1990). The purpose of this map is to show the distribution of geologic units found at or near the present land surface. These units are composed of the geologic materials that support agriculture and development, are mined for sand and gravel resources, and are the surface-to-subsurface pathway for water.

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Please give proper credit to the Delaware Geological Survey.

Ramsey, K.W., 1993, eology of the Milford and Mispillion River Quadrangles, Delaware: Delaware Geological Survey Geologic Map 8 , scale 1:24,000

Contact Info

Delaware Geological Survey
Phone: (302)-831-2833
Fax: (302)-831-3579
delgeosurvey@udel.edu

University of Delaware
Delaware Geological Survey Building
Newark, DE 19716
Mon - Fri; 8:00am to 4:30pm

Additional Notes

Map Scale 1:24,000.