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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1962
AAPG Bulletin (1962) 46 (2): 264.
...Jules R. Du Bar; James R. Chaplin; James R. Solliday ABSTRACT Depositional environments and paleogeography of the Late Pleistocene Pamlico Formation in Horry County, South Carolina, indicate that the formation was deposited near shore under non-marine, restricted marine, and shallow, open ocean...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 31 October 1936
GSA Bulletin (1936) 47 (10): 1611–1656.
...HORACE G. RICHARDS Abstract INTRODUCTION ATLANTIC COASTAL TERRACES On the Atlantic Seaboard, south of the terminal moraine, the Pleistocene formations are composed of gravel, sand, silt, and clay, ranging in thickness from a few feet to a score or more. They lie unconformably on the unconsolidated...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1966
AAPG Bulletin (1966) 50 (10): 2326.
...Jackson E. Lewis ABSTRACT Selected techniques of biofacies analysis were applied to an unconsolidated sedimentary deposit in the Pamlico Formation of Pleistocene age in Flagler County, Florida. An oriented sample containing 0.61 cu. ft. of concentrated shells and sand yielded data which were...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 1962
Journal of Paleontology (1962) 36 (3): 586–591.
... of which could be attributed to a previous or subsequent geologic period. Both estuarine and oceanic assemblages were represented. Most of this fauna has been regarded as belonging to the Pamlico Formation, dating from the last interglacial (Sangamon) age (late Pleistocene). GeoRef, Copyright 2004...
Map of southwestern Nevada showing the primary geological exposures of the ...
Published: 01 September 2013
=undifferentiated Luning Formation; TrP=Pamlico Formation; KTr=other Triassic units; JTrgr=Triassic (?) to Jurassic Gold Range Formation; P=Permian units.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1938
AAPG Bulletin (1938) 22 (7): 789–793.
..., Penholoway, Talbot, and Pamlico formations. Bones of mastodons and giant ground sloths have been found above the shell bed in the Pamlico near Savannah and Brunswick. The sea islands, chiefly of Pamlico age, and the tidal marshes, of Recent origin, form a band 10 or 12 miles wide along the coast...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1950
GSA Bulletin (1950) 61 (10): 1119–1130.
...CHARLES W CARLSTON Abstract Following its deposition, the late Pliocene or early Pleistocene Citronelle formation was entrenched by consequent streams and then tilted toward the Gulf. Submergence in waters 190 to 210 feet above present sea level then resulted in a compound shore line and marine...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1948
AAPG Bulletin (1948) 32 (6): 1077–1078.
...Horace G. Richards ABSTRACT During 1947, drilling activity along the Atlantic Coastal Plain declined. The most significant well was that drilled by Standard Oil Company of New Jersey in Pamlico Sound, Dare County, North Carolina. This was abandoned at a depth of 6,410 feet without any indication...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2006
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2006) 36 (2): 135–151.
...Irene J. Abbene; Stephen J. Culver; D. Reide Corbett; Martin A. Buzas; Lance S. Tully Abstract Foraminiferal and radionuclide data have been used to investigate environmental change that has occurred within Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, over the last century. Environmental conditions were...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1956
AAPG Bulletin (1956) 40 (8): 1816–1862.
... Texas coasts suggests the relative stability of the Gulf Coast region, except near the delta of the Mississippi River, since Pamlico time. The possible tilting of the older scarp across the Apalachicola delta, as well as the slopes of the older formations, indicates that the Gulf Coast region...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1928
AAPG Bulletin (1928) 12 (11): 1057–1068.
... production was about 3 gallons a ton. As is true with rocks of past geologic formations, recent sediments regarded as good potential source beds are not plentiful. The majority of modern deposits gave little or no oil on distillation and the samples from only four major regions, Lake Maracaibo, Pamlico Sound...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1950
AAPG Bulletin (1950) 34 (1): 100–132.
... to be the best criteria for determining the top of this formation. In the wells in Pamlico and Carteret counties, the Tuscaloosa contains many sand bodies separated by sandy clay shales. In Hatteras Light No. 1 the sands have become shaly and thin, and numerous sandy limestones are present. Microfaunas are rare...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1938
GSA Bulletin (1938) 49 (8): 1267–1296.
... be younger. These fossiliferous deposits appear to merge with the Pamlico terrace and formation of Georgia and farther north. If this correlation is correct, the Florida deposits under consideration probably date from the last major interglacial stage. New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, N. J...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1969
GSA Bulletin (1969) 80 (6): 1149–1154.
...CHARLES W WELBY; CARLTON J LEITH Abstract A mid-Miocene angular unconformity appears on records from a high resolution “Boomer” survey of the Pamlico River, North Carolina. This unconformity is within the Yorktown Formation, and it is interpreted as indicating a shift in basinal axes during...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1927
AAPG Bulletin (1927) 11 (11): 1221–1230.
.... In the course of such a reconnaissance it was hoped that information as to the general distribution of organic matter in sediments and how the organic content varies in different types of deposits would be obtained. Table I COMPILATION OF RESULTS OF DISTILLATION OF FORTY-FIVE BOTTOM SAMPLES FROM PAMLICO...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 April 2011
Geology (2011) 39 (4): 339–342.
... Holocene. This cape likely formed at the distal end of the Neuse-Tar-Pamlico fluvial system during the early Holocene transgression, when this portion of the shelf was flooded ca. 9 cal (calibrated) kyr B.P., and was probably abandoned by ca. 4 cal kyr B.P., when the shoreline attained its present general...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 July 1984
Economic Geology (1984) 79 (4): 725–737.
...E. C. Pirkle; Fredric L. Pirkle; William A. Pirkle; Paul R. Stayert Abstract Occurrence in a series of low, north-south trending ridges of quartz sand that form part of a Pamlico barrier island of Pleistocene age. The heavy minerals were concentrated in favorable environments in a downdrift...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1972
DOI: 10.1130/MEM133-p293
... formations underlying the continental shelf becomes a significant component. Dioctahedral vermiculite is common in river sediments along the entire coast, yet it is important in estuarine sediments only in Pamlico Sound and the Neuse River estuary. North Carolina. Diagenetic alteration of dioctahedral...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1970
AAPG Bulletin (1970) 54 (5): 839.
.... To confirm volumetric percentages of tidal-inlet deposits, 80 holes were drilled and 178 bottom samples collected from Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic shelf. Grain-size analyses made by settling-tube techniques indicate that tidal-inlet sediments are distinct. Standard deviation versus mean plots allows...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1969
AAPG Bulletin (1969) 53 (9): 2038.
... sediments of the Wicomico Formation (sea level 95–100 ft in Georgia) are found at progressively higher altitudes. Maximum uplift is east of Starke along the northeast flank of the Ocala uplift where salt-marsh sediments have an altitude of approximately 166 ft or 65–70 ft higher than those in Georgia...