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Glacial geology of northwestern Pennsylvania

V. C. Shepps

Glacial geology of northwestern Pennsylvania

by V. C. Shepps

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Published by Pennsylvania Geological Survey in Harrisburg, PA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby V.C. Shepps ... [et al.]
SeriesBulletin (Pennsylvania. Topographic and Geologic Survey) -- 32
ContributionsPennsylvania Topographic and Geologic Survey.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21709481M

Allentown and Selinsgrove are underlain by carbonate bedrock and glacial diamicton remnants are thick and extensive, having been ‘trapped’ by , years of lowering of the landscape by dissolution ().Reviews of studies of carbonate denudation rates in Pennsylvania indicate that deposits this old should have been lowered on the order of 30 m or more (Sevon, , Ciolkosz et al., ).Cited by:   This book is the second of three volumes in which the recent knowledge of the extent and chronology of Quaternary glaciations has been compiled on a global scale. This information is seen as a fundamental requirement, not only for the glacial community, but for the wider user-community of general Quaternary workers. In particular the need for accurate ice-front positions is a basic requirement.

THE SURFICIAL, BEDROCK, AND ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF VENANGO COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA John A. Harper, Pennsylvania Geological Survey and Albert N. Ward, Jr., Slippery Rock University (retired) INTRODUCTION Northwestern Pennsylvania is a classic area for the study of both Upper Paleozoic and Quaternary Size: 2MB. A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Pennsylvania, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states. Show in a web browser window: [ Legend for lithology colors] Show in Google Earth or other KML viewer: (Uncompressed, M) (Compressed, M).

Stratigraphic studies of the glacial geology of the northwestern margin of the Allegheny Plateau of northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania include evidence for Cited by: CLASSIFICATION OF WISCONSIN GLACIAL DEPOSITS IN NORTHEASTERN OHIO By GEORGE W. WHITE ABSTRACT Wisconsin glacial deposits in northeastern Ohio are divided into several distinctive rock-stratigraphic units, each of which extends hundreds or thou­ V. C., , The glacial geology of a part of northwestern Pennsylvania: Illinois Univ., Ph. D Cited by:


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Glacial geology of northwestern Pennsylvania by V. C. Shepps Download PDF EPUB FB2

Glacial Geology of Northwestern Pennsylvania, Bulletin G 32 [Shepps, V.C., G.W. White, J. Droste, and R.F. Sitler.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying Author: and R.F.

Sitler. Shepps, V.C., G.W. White, J. Droste. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

In northwestern Pennsylvania, the glacial margin of the eastern quarter of the Grand River lobe extends from the Ohio state line into Beaver County, and to the Venango–Crawford County border. From there, the glacial border turns more northeasterly, more closely paralleling the Lake Erie shore, and is considered as part of the Erie lobe.

Northwestern Pennsylvania was glaciated by the Grand River sublobe of the Erie Lobe. Glacial advances occurred at least three times during the pre-Illinoian (Slippery Rock, Mapledale, and Keefus), once during the Illinoian (Titusville), and four Late Wisconsinan (Kent, Lavery, Hiram, and Ashtabula) tills have been identified.

Dept. of Internal Affairs, Topographic and Geologic Survey Collection statelibrarypennsylvania; americana Digitizing sponsor This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries Contributor.

Map showing the distribution of glacial Lake Watts and Lake Edmund in front of the Kent ice sheet (after Preston, ) 28 37 it IV The GLACIAL GEOLOGY of NORTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA by V. Shepps G. White J. D roste R. Sitler ABSTRACT Northwestern Pennsylvania is covered with deposits of drift brought by continental i sheets which invaded from the north and northeast.

Northwestern Pennsylvania was glaciated by the Grand River sublobe of the Erie Lobe. Glacial advances occurred at least three times during the pre-Illinoian (Slip. Glacial Geology About 30 percent of Pennsylvania was covered by glaciers during the Ice Age. It was a time when large sheets of moving ice blanketed the northern half of North America.

When reproducing material from this book, please cite the source as follows: Barnes, J. H., and Sevon, W. D.,The geological story of Pennsylvania (4th ed.): Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Educational Series 4, 44 p. Permission to reproduce an illustration taken from another source must be obtained from the original publisher.

Pennsylvania and the Ice Age (2nd ed.): Penn sylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Educational Series 6, 30 p. Permission to reproduce an illustration taken from another source must be obtained from the original publisher. See credits under illustrations.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Geological Survey. The DCNR Bureau of Geological Survey, also known as the Pennsylvania Geological Survey, is a good place to start an inquiry into the geology of Pennsylvania.

Glacial Geology: Ice sheets and landforms, Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout and provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology.

The book clearly outlines glacial landforms and sediments and provides the reader with the tools required to interpret glacial landscapes/5(14). Publisher Summary There is evidence for at least four Pleistocene glacial advances into Pennsylvania. Each time the Laurentide ice sheet advanced, it entered Pennsylvania from the North-West and the North-East.

The triangular shaped unglaciated area between the Cited by: The Geology of Pennsylvania consists of six distinct physiographic provinces, three of which are subdivided into different sections.

Each province has its own economic advantages and geologic hazards and plays an important role in shaping everyday life in the state. They are: the Atlantic Coastal Plain Province, the Piedmont Province, the New England Province, the Ridge and Valley Province, the Appalachian Plateau Province, and the Central Lowlands Province.

For great images and information on a region affected by glaciers, see our interactive Park Guide 4 for Moraine and McConnells Mill State Parks in Butler and Lawrence counties, northwestern Pennsylvania. Geologic mapping of surficial glacial deposits is ongoing in Pennsylvania.

This data set identifies the distribution of surficial unconsolidated sediments (glacial deposits and stream alluvium) in northwestern PA.

This map is the only published comprehensive regional surficial geologic map available for the region. The original map was digitized to provide an electronic version for GIS work. Purchase Glacial Geology - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNThe complete citation for the paper map is: Map of the Glacial Deposits of Northwestern Pennsylvania by V.C.

Shepps, J.B. Droste, and R.F. Sitler under the supervision of, Bulletin G, Pennsylvania Geologic Survey. The original map was published at a scale ofHowever, the indirect effects of the glaciers had a profound effect on the landscape of southwestern Pennsylvania.

Evidence of the most recent glacial event (ab years ago) at Morraine State Park include boulders of igneous rocks which were carried by the glacier from farther north and deposited when the glacier melted.

Northwestern Pennsylvania Students have many afternoon field trip opportunities as part of the lab components of geology courses. These field trips include examining the stratigraphy and fossils of sedimentary rocks that form the Appalachian Plateau, glacial deposits that were formed during the last ice age, watershed systems, and coastal.

Bedrock and Glacial Geology of Northwestern Pennsylvania in Crawford, Forest and Venango Counties. Forty-first Annual Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists, The area examined by this trip is near the boundary between the glaciated and unglaciated sections of the Allegheny Plateau Province.GLACIAL GEOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY OF THE WESTERN NEW YORK NUCLEAR SERVICE CENTER AND VICINITY, CATTARAUGUS AND ERIE COUNTIES, NEW YORK By Robert G.

LaFleurl ABS~RACT A detailed glacial geologic map at a scale ofembracing a square-mile area in Erie and Cattaraugus Counties, N.Y., shows 27Cited by: 4.Surficial geology of the Sugar Lake ’ Quadrangle, Crawford and Venango counties, Pennsylvania: Open-File Surficial Geologic Map Report Technical Report Full-text available.