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Stratigraphy of the area between Hernando and Hardee Counties, Florida

Keith Brindley Ketner

Stratigraphy of the area between Hernando and Hardee Counties, Florida

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cenozoic.,
  • Geology -- Florida.,
  • Borings -- Florida.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Keith B. Ketner and Lawrence J. McGreevy.
    SeriesContributions to the geology of uranium, U.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1074-C
    ContributionsMcGreevy, Lawrence J., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 124 p. :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20586523M

    Sediments showing surficial expression of beach ridges and dunes were mapped separately Qbd as were the sediments composing Trail Ridge Qtr. The dolomitized parts of the Suwannee Limestone are gray, tan, light brown to moderate Florida book, moderately to well indurated, finely to coarsely crystalline, dolostone with limited occurrences of fossiliferous molds and casts beds. We have counties, towns, hotels, bridges, automobiles, caverns, geological formations, shopping malls, and even pecan stores named for him. Because the limestone shelf see figure 6 is connected with the artesian water system, the water levels in the ponds and lakes of the coastal areas fluctuate greatly. Notable abandoned railroad lines include a former branch of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad spanning from southeast of Ridge Manor through Istachatta that became part of the Withlacoochee State Trailand a spur of this line from Croom west into Brooksville, part of which is being replaced by a new rail trail called the Good Neighbor Trail.

    These escarpments and the terrace surface are clearly evident on the aerial photograph of figure 5. Jerald T. This is equivalent to the informal Okeechobee formation. Therefore, it is important to understand the mineralogy of geologically young, carbonate sediments and rocks.

    Hudson and Milanich have collaborated on determining the route of de Soto in Florida for several years and this book represents their current conclusions The two higher surfaces, with Florida book lines at and feet, have been so eroded in these counties that they cannot be separated into distinct units, although deposits associated with these surfaces are present. Virtually the entire belt of the Pamlico terrace, shown on figure 2 as limestone flatwoods and hammocks, is a continuous hammock, various portions of which have been designated by the principal streams that Figure 6. Excerpt We beseech and demand. In peninsular Florida the two lowest surfaces are present but the bases of the bounding escarpments appear to be lower than they are in western Florida and the shore lines are near feet and 25 feet.


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Stratigraphy of the area between Hernando and Hardee Counties, Florida by Keith Brindley Ketner Download PDF Ebook

The irregular erosional surface has been leveled by the deposition of fine argillaceous sand in the low places. That encounter with Europeans was Florida book prelude to a demographic disaster for the aboriginal peoples of Florida. We will take you and your wives and children and make them slaves.

Fla Geol Surv, 5th Ann Rept, pp. The surface of the plain is about eight to ten miles wide in Citrus County but covers most of central Levy County, making a deep embayment along the Waccasassa River, where it merges with a fluviatile equivalent developed as a small delta plain at the mouth of a large stream that once occupied the valley, see pages 33 to It is present from the shore out to where it ends, often abruptly, in deeper water that covers the seaward belt of Tertiary limestone that have been eroded to a rolling flat shelf.

The coastal belt is covered by water that is very shallow, only rarely exceeding four feet; sand bars are common and make shoal areas.

Plans are currently under way to widen US 41 throughout Hernando County.

Spring Hill, FL Demographic Data

These carbonates often Florida book organics. Evi- dence is rather conclusive that sea level during the Pleistocene occupied levels considerably higher and lower than that of today.

Mosaic of aerial photographs of northern Levy County illustrating the physiography and trace Florida book the Long Pond Fault. Charles Hudson is professor of anthropology at the University of Georgia. GEOLOGIC CONTROLS The development of land forms in Citrus and Levy counties is con- trolled by a warm, humid climate; high annual rainfall; a bedrock com- posed essentially of carbonates that are easily soluble in fresh water but highly resistant to marine erosion; low surface elevations; flat to gently dipping porous rock, covered by limited porous sand and phos- phatic beds; heavily charged phosphoric, humic and carbonic acid waters; fracturing along the crest of the Ocala uplift and certain ground- water conditions.

Drowning of coastal margins by salt-water marsh. The phosphate content of the Peace River Formation sands is frequently high enough to be economically mined.

Amtrak formerly provided passenger rail service along the old Atlantic Coast Line Railroad line east of US in Ridge Manor, but had no stops in the county, and the service was terminated in late The Hawthorn Group sediments on the Brooksville Ridge are deeply weathered and in some outcrops look like Cypresshead Formation siliciclastics.

This Web site was last updated on August, Islands in the marsh in the background are composed of limestone of the Inglis member of the Moodys Branch formation. However, it crops out or is near the surface is an area too small to be shown on a map of this scale.

The belt is about two miles wide for the most part, but broadens in southern Citrus County and up the valley of the Withlacoochee River. Hardrock phosphate deposits in the area are in lower Miocene beds which are assigned to the Tampa Limestone.

Sediments showing surficial expression of beach ridges and dunes were mapped separately Qbd as were the sediments composing Trail Ridge Qtr.

The ridge is composed of Miocene? Magnesium content of calcite affects diagenetic and karst processes very little; but aragonite dissolves preferentially, and dolostone deposits can be resistant to dissolution.

The primary purpose of census tracts is to provide a stable set of geographic units for the presentation of decennial census data. This is equivalent to the informal Okeechobee formation. Mollusks and corals are common in the Tampa Member as molds and casts, silicified pseudomorphs and original shell material.

Geological Materials: An Overview

New York, Plenum Press, pp. Moore, manuscript of the Geology of Jackson County, Florida. Matching de Soto's route and camps to sites where artifacts from the de Soto era have been found, the authors reconstruct his route in Florida and at the same time clarify questions about the social geography and political relationships of the Florida Indians.

The Waccasassa River, Otter Creek, and Ten Mile Stratigraphy of the area between Hernando and Hardee Counties flow in their upper courses over sandy soils and rise from Florida book and sinks as poorly defined and poorly connected channels that gradually develop into definite stream courses.

Tertiary rocks may compose a portion of this ridge in Citrus and are the base of the ridge in Levy County.

These sediments are buff colored to tan, unconsolidated to poorly consolidated, fossiliferous carbonate muds. Marine deposits, such as bars, beach ridges, beach escarpments and fossils in the lowest, characterize the surfaces and place their origin within a marine environment.Race and Ethnicity by County in Florida There are 67 counties in Florida.

This section compares Hardee County to the 50 most populous counties in Florida and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with Hardee County.

The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 27, used in said Code they shall rrean the County Ccmnissiol1 of Hernando County, Florida. (b) CCXJj\lrY. OF HERNANDO, FLORIDA: Villerever the words "galisend.com" or. II. city" or any other words of such or like intent or rreaning are used in said Cod.e they shall.

l1',ean. Hernando features a mile (74 km) bike riding trail known as the Withlacoochee State Trail which was converted from the former Atlantic Coast Line Railroad line that had been built in the early s.

The Hernando Trailhead can be found on the northwest corner of US 41 and CR UntilHernando was the home of the Ted Williams galisend.comy: United States.Geology of Florida Pdf C.

Hine College of Marine Science University of South Florida geology and stratigraphy problems from the estuarine system out to the base of defining this area are shown. The Straits of Florida now separate the Florida Platform from the Bahamas Platform.Geology of Florida Albert C.

Hine College of Marine Science University of South Florida geology and stratigraphy problems from the estuarine system out to the base of defining this area are shown. The Straits of Florida now separate the Florida Platform from the Bahamas Platform.STRATIGRAPHY Ebook PARTS OF DE SOTO AND HARDEE COUNTIES, FLORIDA By M.

H. BERGENDAHL ABSTRACT Ebook late Cenozoic stratigraphy of part of central Florida immediately south of the land-pebble phosphate district was studied in detail to determine the southern limit of the economically important Bone Valley formation and its relations,withAuthor: M.H.

Bergendahl.