AGC/AGS Series Guidebook
Number Series GB 86-4
Title The Tertiary and Quaternary Geology of Crowley's Ridge: A Guidebook
Author (s) M.J. Guccione, W.L. Prior and E.M. Rutledge
Date 1986 (Prepared for the Southeastern and South-Central Sections of the GSA, Memphis, TN, Apr. 5, 1986)
General Description

The following aspects of the geology of Crowley's Ridge are discussed:

  • Road log and detailed description of 5 sites (Crow Creek, Wittsburg, Copperas Creek, Poplar Creek, and Liberty Church quarry)
  • General background, location and extent, geologic composition, history of formation
  • Detailed description and stratigraphic chart, source and distribution of the 3 Pleistocene loesses, Pliocene Sand and Gravel Unit, and the 3 Eocenen (Tertiary) Formations
  • Cross Sections
  • Mineralogy of the gravel and sand deposits
  • Description of buried soils, sediments, and structures in braided stream and meandering stream facies exposures
  • Depositional environments of rock formations

*Includes: 39 pages, 16 figures, 4 tables

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