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Geological character and mineral resources of south central Lake Erie

S. Jeffress Williams

Geological character and mineral resources of south central Lake Erie

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Published by U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Research Center, National Technical Information Service, Operations Division [distributor in Fort Belvoir, Va, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Erie, Lake,
  • Shore protection -- Erie, Lake

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S. Jeffress Williams and Edward P. Meisburger
    SeriesMiscellaneous report -- no. 82-9, Miscellaneous report (Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)) -- no. MR 82-9
    ContributionsMeisburger, Edward P, Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14857437M

    The steep cliffs show excellent exposure of Devonian rock with a multitude of fossils see well preserved corals on the left from this locality. These discoveries will be briefly described on a subsequent page. It extends southward through eastern North and South Dakota and western Minnesota. Then suddenly, the depositional environment changes in the later part of the Middle Devonian: Black shales of the Marcellus Group cover the tropical shallow water carbonates.

    The presence of shallow water carbonates close to the region, however, indicates that these were already strongly inundated and did not represent an important source of extensive amounts of clastic sediments any more. For Further Information:. Clair rivers and Illinois-Mississippi rivers. It is a mile thick section of stable continental crust formed beginning 4. In almost 3 million tons were shipped overseas.

    In some localities it is known as a marble. Depending on the weather conditions, changes in the trip have to be considered, however, and not all localities may be visited. Theodoric Romeyn Beck. The second beach is more regular, and on the whole somewhat stronger than the highest. As the divide rose from isostatic rebound, the entire flow of the Upper Great Lakes flowed into the Lake Erie basin through the Niagara River.


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Geological character and mineral resources of south central Lake Erie by S. Jeffress Williams Download PDF Ebook

It is unnecessary to review here the long discussions pertaining to the age of this series, or the grounds on which the changes in the name by which it is known have been based. These units yield over 80 species of macrofossils and are particularly rich in brachiopods and bryozoans.

Fossil collection is not the main purpose of the fieldtrip, however, we cannot avoid finding them. Great Lakes shoreline alone totals more than 4, miles -- longer than the U.

The lower is known as the Cincinnati division Geological character and mineral resources of south central Lake Erie book the upper as the Lebanon division. InConnecticut gave up its claim to the Western Reserve lands, which then permitted settlement of what is now northeastern Ohio.

The interval that exists between the Niagara and the Devonian limestones is occupied in Ohio by a very important formation. They had, also, shown the limits of the granitic formations, and their associated mineral products; the thickness and extent of all the limestone, sandstone, and shale formations of the State, and had definitely settled the relations of the rocks of New York to the coal-measures of Pennsylvania and the geological formations of the Western States.

The release of gases and particulate matter into the atmosphere from factories and similar sources has increased dramatically in recent years, with consequent alterations in the chemistry of rainwater. The locality is a large, abandoned quarry in carbonate rocks of Devonian age.

Biological production photosynthesis releases oxygen into the water, while biological decay consumes it. At the end of the first year, it became evident to the geologists that the relations of the rock formations, the age and order of superposition, among the then unknown, or very imperfectly understood, stratified deposits, could only be determined on paleontological evidence.

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The most common fossils on the trip are the crinoids. There is an enormous age difference between the Upper Silurian and the Middle Devonian of about Million years, therefore.

At a few points, however, it is found as the purest carbonate of lime in the State. Fortunately, Lake Erie's flushing time is less than three years -- the shortest of all the Great Lakes -- and the lake has been the quickest to respond to U.

Today, the winds can Geological character and mineral resources of south central Lake Erie book the water level in Lake Erie to rise 2 — 5 meters in several hours. In a single instance in Wood county it is proving itself an oil rock. The substance of most interest in lakes is oxygen ; once introduced to the lake water, its concentration is subject to factors within the water.

This break in the continuity, which is the proposed limit of the Cambrian system, is, however, only of local importance. Edward Hitchcock, who also furnished a description of the rocks and minerals crossed by this profile. It differs from the underlying limestone in structure, composition, and fossils.

Lake Erie is about miles km long, about 57 miles 92 km wide, and has a shoreline length of about miles 1, km. The third beach is 20 feet 6. The typical locality always remains for study, comparison, and reference, and there need be no difference of opinion or discussion as to what was intended by the use of any one of the terms.

A provision was also inserted that an appropriation from the State for the collection of fossils should be made annually for eight years. Rocks and fossils in the LeRoy Quarry in There is a third beach, which is generally weak and in places difficult to trace.

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