the floridan aquifer system spans an area of about 100,000 square miles 260,000 km 2 in the southeastern united states and underlies all of florida and parts of southern alabama, southeastern georgia, and southern south carolina. the upper floridan aquifer contains freshwater over much of its extent, though is brackish and saline south of lake okeechobee.
the haile quarry or haile sites are an early miocene and pleistocene assemblage of vertebrate fossils located in the haile quarries, alachua county, northern florida.the assemblage was discovered during phosphate mining, which began in the late 1940s. haile sites are found in the alachua formation.two sites within the ocala limestone yielded upper eocene valvatida sea stars and mollusks.
fencepost limestone, post rock limestone, or stone post is a stone bed in the great plains notable for its historic use as fencing and construction material in north-central kansas resulting in unique cultural expression. the source of this stone is the topmost layer of the greenhorn limestone formation.it is a regional marker bed as well as a valued construction material of the late 19th and .
similar effects were noted at daytona beach 50 miles 80 km south. the tremor was felt as far south as tampa and as far north as savannah, georgia. in january 1880, cuba was the center of two strong earthquakes that sent severe shock waves through the city of key west, florida.
may 23, 1974. lime rock limerock is a village and historic district in lincoln, providence county, rhode island, united states, near rhode island route 146. the village was named after the limestone quarries in the area, which started in the 17th century, and continue to the present where conklin limestone company now operates.
the carbaugh run rhyolite quarry site is an archaeological site in franklin township, adams county, pennsylvania, united states.it is composed of two smaller sites: a group of small quarries on top of snaggy ridge, and the remnants of what may have been a campsite along carbaugh run below the ridge.: 2 since their discovery by norman keefer in the 1920s, the quarries have been examined .
thornton quarry, just south of chicago, illinois. one of the largest aggregate quarries in the world, 1.5 miles 2.4 km long, 0.5 miles wide, and up to 450 feet deep, site of a silurian reef. quarried since 1836. expected to be flooded as part of chicago deep tunnel project. indiana
this is a list of types of limestone arranged according to location. it includes both formal stratigraphic unit names and less formal designations.
the lynch quarry site, also known as the lynch knife river flint quarry, and designated by the smithsonian trinomial 32du526, is a historic pre-columbian flint quarry located near dunn center, north dakota, united states. the site was a major source of flint found at archaeological sites across north america, and it has been estimated that the material was mined there from 11,000 b.c. to a.d .
the carbaugh run rhyolite quarry site is an archaeological site in franklin township, adams county, pennsylvania, united states. it is composed of two smaller sites: a group of small quarries on top of snaggy ridge, and the remnants of what may have been a campsite along carbaugh run below the ridge.
the harvey mountain quarry near bonners ferry, idaho is a prehistoric stone quarry.as an archeological site it was listed on the national register of historic places in 1978.. it was discovered in 1971 by a mining survey crew and it was studied in 1975 by the university of idaho. argillite can be found in the quarry. a spear point found near lake windemere in british columbia is made of .
vulcan materials company nyse: vmc is an american company based in birmingham, alabama.it is principally engaged in the production, distribution and sale of construction materials. vulcan is the largest producer of construction materials, primarily gravel, crushed stone, and sand, and employs approximately 7,000 people at over 300 facilities.
nesbitt's limestone quarry 38ck69 is a historic archaeological site located near gaffney, cherokee county, south carolina.the site includes the most extensive and best preserved limestone quarry associated with early iron production in the northwestern piedmont of south carolina. it was the primary source of limestone for the region's ironworks.
the florida keys, islands off the south coast of florida, are composed mainly of oolitic limestone the lower keys and the carbonate skeletons of coral reefs the upper keys , which thrived in the area during interglacial periods when sea level was higher than at present.
miami limestone forms the atlantic coastal ridge in southeastern florida, near the coast in palm beach, broward and miami dade counties. it also lies under the eastern miami-dade county part of the everglades, florida bay, and the lower florida keys from big pine key to the marquesas keys.
u.s. route 19 us 19 runs 264 miles 425 km along florida's west coast from an interchange with u.s. route 41 in memphis, florida, south of tampa, and continues to the georgia border north of monticello, florida.. as is the case with all florida roads with federal designations, the entirety of us 19 has a hidden florida department of transportation designation: