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Roadside Geology of Mississippi

Roadside Geology of Mississippi

by Stan Galicki and Darrel Schmitz

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Learn about the Geology of Mississippi with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 271 pages that are packed with detailed information about Mississippi Geology. See table of contents below.

Roadside Geology of Mississippi
Table of Contents

THE BILLIONS YEARS WAR
1
    PLATE TECTONICS
5
    THE ROCK CYCLE
9
    SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
10
    DATING ROCKS
11
    STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY
12
    GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF MISSISSIPPI
13
    PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROVINCES
33
    MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT
36
    OIL AND GAS
39
NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI
41
    LIGNITE
42
    Interstate 20: Jackson - Newton - Meridian - Alabama
44
        Jackson Dome
44
        Red Hot Fossil Site
53
    Mississippi 16: Canton - Philadelphia
56
    Mississippi 19: Meridian - Philadelphia
59
    Mississippi 25: Jackson - Carthage - Renfroe
59
        LeFleurs Bluff State Park and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
60
        Goshen Springs
63
    Interstate 55: Canton - Tillatoba
64
    Mississippi 35: Forest - Vaiden
64
    Natchez Trace Parkway: Ridgeland - Kosciusko
66
        Ross Barnett Reservoir and Cypress Swamp
67
    US 82: Carrollton - Starkville
69
    Mississippi 15: Philadelphia - Woodland
73
    Mississippi 25: Renfroe - Starkville
74
    Natchez Trace Parkway: Koskiusko - Mathiston
76
        Red Hills Mine and Power Plant
76
    Interstate 22/US 78: Tennessee - New Albany
77
    US 278/Mississippi 6: Batesville - Oxford - Pontotoc
79
        University of Mississippi
80
    Mississippi 8: Grenada - Natchez Trace
81
    US 82: Starkville - Columbus - Alabama
83
        Mississippi State University
83
        Plymouth Bluff
85
    US 45: Meridian - Brooksville - Columbus - Aberdeen
86
        Kemper County Energy Facility
89
    US 45 Alternate: Brooksville - West Point - Shannon
91
    US 45: Aberdeen - Tennessee
92
        W.M. Browning Cretaceous Fossil Park
94
    US 72: Tennessee - Corinth - Alabama
96
        Woodall Mountain
98
    Interstate 22/US 78: New Albany - Tupelo - Alabama
98
    US 278/Mississippi 6: Pontotoc - Tupelo
100
    Mississippi 15: Woodland - Tennessee
101
    Natchez Trace Parkway: Houston - Alabama
102
        Tennessee - Tombigbee Waterway
103
        Tishomingo State Park
104
THE DELTA: MISSISSIPPI RIVER ALLUVIAL PLAIN AND LOESS HILLS
108
    GEOLOGIC HISTORY
108
    LOESS
110
    RIVER DYNAMICS AND HISTORY
112
    HUMANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI
114
    THE DELTA'S ECONOMIC AND SCIENTIFIC VALUE
117
    FROM THE ROAD
118
    Interstate 55: Tillatoba - Tennessee
123
    Interstate 69/Mississippi 304: US 61 - Interstate 55
123
    US 49E: Minter City - Tutwiler
124
    US 49W/US 49: Ruleville - Tutwiler - Clarksdale - Arkansas
125
    US 61: Cleveland - Clarksdale - Tennessee
127
        Tunica RiverPark
128
    US 278/Mississippi 6: Clarksdale - Batesville - Interstate 55
130
    Mississippi 1 (Great River Road): Rosedale - US 49
131
        Yazoo Pass
132
    Mississippi 8: Rosedale - Cleveland - Grenada
132
    Mississippi 304 (Scenic Route): Coldwater - Hernando
134
        Arkabutla Lake
135
    US 49E: Yazoo City - Greenwood - Minter City
137
    US 49W: Yazoo City - Belzoni - Indianola - Ruleville
140
        Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area
141
    US 61: Onward - Cleveland
144
    US 82: Arkansas - Greenville - Indianola - Greenwood - Carrollton
145
        Mississippi Alluvial Fans
147
    Mississippi 1 (Great River Road): Mayersville - Greenville - Rosedale
150
        Winterville Mounds
150
        The 1927 Mound Landing Levee Breach
151
    Mississippi 7: Greenwood - Grenada
152
    Mississippi 16: Yazoo City - Canton
152
        Kudzu
153
    Interstate 20: Vicksburg - Bolton - Jackson
154
        Vicksburg
156
        Vicksburg National Military Park
158
    US 49: Jackson - Flora - Yazoo City
161
        Mississippi Petrified Forest
162
        Tinsley Oil Field
163
    US 61: Louisiana - Natchez - Vicksburg - Onward
164
        Clark Creek Natural Area
165
        Natchez
168
        Jefferson College
169
        Grand Gulf Military Monument Park
169
        Delta National Forest
173
    US 84: Natchez - Interstate 55
173
    US 98: Natchez - Interstate 55
175
    Mississippi 1 (Great River Road): Onward - Mayersville
175
    Mississippi 3: Redwood - Yazoo City
175
    Natchez Trace Parkway: Natchez - Ridgeland
176
        Emerald Mound
176
        Rocky Springs
179
SOUTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI
180
    SALT DOMES
180
    Interstate 55: Louisiana - McComb - Brookhaven - Jackson
183
    US 49: Hattiesburg - Jackson
185
        D'Lo and the Strong River
187
    US 84: Brookhaven - Leaf River
188
    US 98: McComb - Hattiesburg
189
        Red Bluff
189
    Interstate 59: Lumberton - Hattiesburg - Laurel - Meridian
193
        Dunns Falls Water Park
194
    US 45: Alabama - Meridian
196
        Clark County Faults
198
    US 49: Maxie - Hattiesburg
200
    US 84: Leaf River - Laurel - Alabama
201
    US 98: Hattiesburg - Mississippi 63
202
    Mississippi 15: Beaumont - Laurel - Newton
204
COASTAL MISSISSIPPI
207
    BARRIER ISLANDS
212
    COASTAL MODIFICATION BY HUMANS
215
    Interstate 10: Louisiana - Gulfport - Biloxi - Moss Point - Alabama
218
        Big Ridge Escarpment
219
        Pascagoula River
221
    Interstate 110: US 90 - Interstate 10
221
    US 49: Gulfport - Maxie
222
    US 90: Louisiana - Gulfport - Biloxi - Pascagoula - Alabama
224
        Biloxi Lighthouse
229
        Gulf Islands National Seashore
230
        Hurricanes
233
    Mississippi 63: US 90 - US 98
237
    Mississippi 605/Mississippi 67: US 90 - US 49
239
GLOSSARY
240
REFERENCES
250
INDEX
263