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Biostratigraphy and paleoecology of the Floyd Shale, Upper Mississippian, northwest Georgia
The Floyd Shale is a thick sequence of shale and siltstone containing minor units of sandstone and limestone that crops out in Georgia in the Valley and Ridge physiographic province. The formation represents the prodelta ...
Tidally influenced deposits of the Hickory Sandstone, Cambrian, Central Texas
The Hickory Sandstone Member of the Riley Formation is dominantly quartz sandstone up to 167 m thick which crops out in the Llano Uplift region of central Texas and dips away in all directions. It lies unconformably upon ...
A new technique for the radiocarbon dating of mortar
Development of a modified mortar dating technique by the ¹⁴C method is described. This procedure may be very valuable in the detailed dating of the construction of ancient buildings and may even resolve different events ...
The relationship between littoral drift rate and the longshore component of wave energy flux
Quantitative prediction of littoral drift, the longshore transport of sediment in the surf zone of beaches is highly useful in the design of coastal engineering works such as harbor entrances, groin fields, and beach ...
Holocene depositional history of Lavaca Bay, central Texas Gulf coast
Sediments in Lavaca Bay represent a texturally fining upward marine transgressive sequence. The entire sediment sequence is 120 feet (36.4 m) thick at the mouth of Lavaca Bay. Gravel and sand from the Lavaca-Navidad ...