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Garfield Heights: Quaternary stratigraphy of northeastern Ohio

Barry B. Miller
Barry B. Miller
Department of Geology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242
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John P. Szabo
John P. Szabo
Department of Geology, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325
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January 01, 1987


Complex Quaternary deposits are well exposed alongthe west of McCracken Road. The pit has been used asa landfill valley of Mill Creek, in Garfield Heights (Shaker Heights 7½- through the years and is now partof an industrial park. A major minute Quadrangle), Cuyahoga County, Ohio (Fig. 1).Details of interstate highway, 1-480 (Fig. 1), passes through and partially the stratigraphy can be examined best at two sections exposed covers some of the units that were previously exposed in the along the steep-wall of an abandoned sand and gravel pit north-steep-wall just southeast of McCracken Road. Access to the northwest pit may be made through an entrance road to the industrial park, which joins the northwestern side of McCracken Road about 100 ft (30 m) southwest of the intersection of the Conrail right-of-way and McCracken Road. Vehicles should be parked close to the steep-wall of the pit and as far as possiblefrom buildings in the industrial park.

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America
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January 01, 1987




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