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glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits

Stone, George H.

glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Govt. Print. Off. in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine.
    • Subjects:
    • Drift -- Maine.,
    • Glacial epoch -- Maine.,
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pleistocene.,
    • Geology -- Maine.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 2-4) and index.

      Statementby George H. Hapgood.
      SeriesMonographs of the United States Geological Survey ;, v. 34
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .M7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 499 p., 52 leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages499
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6904953M
      LC Control Number01010062
      OCLC/WorldCa553299

      meltwater deposits across interior south-western Maine. Each morphosequence consists of a ontemporaneous c group of waterlain deposits that were graded to a particular base level, such as a delta and associated outwash graded to the surface of a temporary glacial lake. Additional evidence of ice-margin positions is providedCited by: Till: Sediment transported by ice and deposited beneath, at the side, or at the toe of a glacier is called glacial l till is unsorted because the solid ice of glaciers can carry clasts of all sizes (figure above a). Erratics: Glacial erratics (figure above b) are cobbles and boulders that have been dropped by a glacier. Some lie within or on till piles, and others rest on glacially.


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Excerpt from The Glacial Gravels of Maine and Their Associated Deposits This report is intended to apply only to Maine, and is not a history of the progress Of glacial science.

For present purposes, therefore, it is not necessary to refer in detail to the many reports and articles which have been written on the subject of the water-assorted glacial drift of North by: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks The Glacial Gravels Of Maine: And Their Associated Deposits (): Stone, George Hapgood: : Books. The University of Chicago Press.

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Stone, George H., The glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits / By b. George H. (George Hapgood) Stone. Abstract. Includes bibliographical references (p. The sand, gravel, and other unconsolidated sediments that cover much of Maine are largely the products of glaciation.

Some of these materials were deposited directly from glacial ice as an uneven blanket of stony till; others washed into the sea or accumulated in meltwater streams and glacial. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "The glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits" See other formats.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Stone, George H. (George Hapgood), Glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits. The glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits / by George H. Stone. By George H. Stone Topics: Geology, Glacial epoch, MaineCited by: 2.

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M 34 / Stone, G. / THE GLACIAL GRAVELS OF MAINE AND THEIR ASSOCIATED DEPOSITS,cl, pages, 52 plates, 36 figs., $ 89 [Contents: fundamental facts of surface geology as illustrated in Maine; preliminary descriptions of the superficial deposits of Maine; general description of the systems of glacial gravels; classification and genesis; classification of the glacial sediments of Maine].

The esker averages about 60 feet high. For detailed information on Maine eskers, consult The Glacial Gravels of Maine and Their Associated Deposits (a monograph of the USGS, Volume 34), George H. Stone. Amazon sells new and used copies of this book and local booksellers. #34 Stone G. THE GLACIAL GRAVELS OF MAINE AND THEIR ASSOCIATED DEPOSITS USGS Monograph #34 brown cloth as issued, spine with some mottling, ex-lib, hinge a bit tender but boards firm, contents vg with pp., 52 ptls and 36 figs.

Price: $ (stock#USGSM34). Definitions. Understanding the following terms will help you interpret what you see on a sand and gravel aquifer map.

What is an aquifer. An aquifer is a water-bearing geologic formation capable of yielding a usable amount of ground water to a well. There are two types of aquifers in Maine: surficial materials and fractured bedrock. In unconsolidated surficial deposits the water fills the pore. Lee, in Past Glacial Environments (Second Edition), Introduction.

Glacial sediments can be deposited (or tectonically accreted) in a range of different settings that may be defined by their geomorphology (e.g., glaciolacustrine, glaciofluvial) and position relative to a body of ice (e.g., subglacial, englacial, supraglacial, ice-marginal, and proglacial).

Maine Geological Survey Open-File Map 76—39, scaleReconnaissance surficial geologic map of the Belfast quadrangle: Maine Geological Survey Open-File Map 77—38, scale Stone, G. H.,The glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits: U.S.

Geological Survey Monogr p. Thompson, Woodrow, and Borns, H. Jr. The gravels referred here to Type D are similar to such gravels, which are in any case diverse in character depending on their original relationship to the ice.

CONCLUSION The composition of the pre-Anglian gravel deposits of the north Norfolk coast provides evidence of drainage reorganisation in their source by: Maine Department of Transportation Bureau of Highways State House Augusto, Maine (E) MAP THE DISTRIBUTION OF N GLACIOFLUVIAL DEPOSITS AND ASSOCIATED GLACIAL LANDFORhS Final Report, May - (Maine Dept.

of Transportation, Unclas Au sta_.) 42 p C $ CSCL 08B G3/13_ O Novem Final Report for Period Moy The most recent deposits in the Grand Mesa area are Pleistocene tills, alluvial gravels, pediment gravels, and colluvial deposits. In the northern half of the area (Yeend, ), the bulk of these de-posits have been grouped into either the Lands End Formation (Bull Lake) or File Size: 2MB.

At Breckenridge (Ransome,pp. ), bench gravels associated with Pleistocene glacial deposits were mined by ground sluicing and hydraulicking while younger gravels derived from glacial moraines have been extensively dredged along the Swan and the Blue Rivers.

Both districts are well described in the literature referred to. Much of our gravel exists as glacial deposits, left behind by glacial meltwater that carried away the clay and silt, leaving behind the heavier gravel and sand in deposits called "glacial outwash" or "ice-contact stratified drift".

Most of the sand and gravel in the state is located in areas where the ice was melting rapidly and outwash was. The sediments deposited by glacial meltwater are called outwash.

Since they have been transported by running water, the outwash deposits are braided, sorted, and layered. The broad front of outwash associated with an ice sheet is called an outwash plain; if it is from an alpine glacier it.

FRANK LEVERETT IIOBBS terest from paleontology to glacial geology,2 for the incumbent of the chair of geology at Colorado College was Professor George H. Stone, already well launched on his career as glacial geologist, later to be signalized by a ponderous monograph on the glacial gravels of Maine and their associated deposits (Mono.

The geotechnical properties and characteristics of the other main glacial and periglacial deposits are also discussed.

For some of these (e.g. glaciolacustrine deposits, quick clays and loess), geohazards relating to the lithology and/or fabric of the deposit are discussed along with their properties. the above forms associated with Pleuromya subcompressa, Pholadomya kingi, and Gryphea calceola var.

nebrascensis. these deposits were made contemporaneously in a single sea." The Glacial Gravels of Maine and their Associated Deposits. By GEORGE H. STONE. Moraine may also form by the accumulation of sand and gravel deposits from glacial streams emanating from the ice margin.

These fan deposits may coalesce to form a long moraine bank marking the ice margin. Several processes may combine to form and rework a single moraine, and most moraines record a continuum of processes.

Description Updated/replaced aquifer polygons for the following MGS publications:Significant sand and gravel aquifers in the Green Lake quadrangle, Maine (supersedes ). Significant sand and gravel aquifers in the Ellsworth quadrangle, Maine (supersedes ).Significant sand and gravel aquifers in the Hancock.

Stone, The Glacial Gravels of Maine and their Associated Deposits (Washington, ); T. 0 There seem to have been two periods of eruption, and as some of the lavas have flowed over Quaternary gravels, the latest outbursts must have been of very recent date. Surficial sand and gravel deposits with a moderate to good potential groundwater yield of greater than 10 gpm are within the Chain of Ponds area located approximately 2 miles ( km) west of the project site.

These deposits consist of glacial sand and gravel but can include areas Water Resources Page Kibby Wind Power Project. CHAPTER 3 Geology of New York State NYSDOT Geotechnical Page J Design Manual Ablation – the decrease in size and extent of a glacier by melting and evaporation.

Alluvium - clay, silt, sand, gravel, or other rock material transported by flowing water and deposited in riverbeds, estuaries, and floodplains, on lakes, shores, and in fans at the base of.

Bramhall Hill is a hill in the west and southwest of the downtown peninsula of Portland, its height, the hill stands feet (52 m) feet above sea level, with a sharp drop below. The area includes the West End neighborhood, the Western Promenade and part of the Old Port downtown district.

Bramhall Hill commands an extensive view west and north-west of the bay, the mainland and the. Processes. Glacial drift is the coarsely graded and extremely heterogeneous sediment of a glacier; till is the part of glacial drift deposited directly by the glacier.

Its content may vary from clays to mixtures of clay, sand, gravel, and material is mostly derived from the subglacial erosion and entrainment by the moving ice of the glaciers of previously available unconsolidated.

Quaternary Geology is mapped without regard for any organic soil layer that may overly the deposit. The Connecticut Quaternary Geology information was initially compiled atscale (1 inch = 2, feet) then recompiled for a statewide ,scale map, Quaternary Geology Map of Connecticut and Long Island Sound Size: KB.

o Permeability differences reflect variations in gradation between geologic materials. Very high permeability is associated with high-energy alluvial deposits or glacial outwash where coarse, open-work gravel is common.

Permeability in these deposits can. A glacial lake is a lake with origins in a melted glacier. Near the end of the last glacial period, roug years ago, glaciers began to retreat.Start studying ERS Final Exam. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. Deposits of sand and seaweed detritus, 10 cm think, and left on a beach at the upper limit of high tide are called Maine's numerous gravel, pocket beaches are. A week ago Saturday, my three Honors students and I went on a field trip led by Gary Fleeger of the Pennsylvania Geological Survey, to examine some cool glacial features in western Pennsylvania.

The trip was associated with the joint meeting of the northeastern & north-central sections of the Geological Society of America, held in Pittsburgh.