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Black Hand sandstone and conglomerate in Ohio

Karl Ver Steeg
Black Hand sandstone and conglomerate in Ohio
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America (August 1947) 58 (8): 703-727


The lower and middle Mississippian strata of Ohio, known as the Waverly series, consist of five formations, from older to younger: the Bedford shale, the Berea sandstone, the Sunbury shale, the Cuyahoga formation, and the Logan formation. They were laid down in the great shallow basin known as the Appalachian geosyncline. The floor of the basin rose and sank from time to time so that shore conditions with mud, sand, and conglomerate might prevail at any place, to be succeeded by deeper water and limestone formation. Sometimes it was dry, and again deltas spread across it. This resulted in a succession of deposits, varying in character as the condition surrounding their deposition changed.

ISSN: 1050-9747
Serial Title: Bulletin of the Geological Society of America
Serial Volume: 58
Serial Issue: 8
Title: Black Hand sandstone and conglomerate in Ohio
Author(s): Ver Steeg, Karl
Pages: 703-727
Published: 194708
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
Accession Number: 1949-017414
Categories: Stratigraphy
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus., incl. index map
N38°25'00" - N42°00'00", W84°49'60" - W80°31'60"
Source Note: abs., p. 1209, Dec. 1945.
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1949
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