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Roadside Geology of Ohio

Roadside Geology of Ohio

by Mark J. Camp

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Learn about the Geology of Ohio with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 411 pages that are packed with detailed information about Ohio Geology. See table of contents below.

Roadside Geology of Ohio
Table of Contents

I. Preface
vii
II. Introduction to Ohio's Geology
1
    A) A Geologic Calendar
1
    B) Plate Tectonics and Ohio's Origins
2
    C) Ohio's Basement
4
    D) Paleozoic Time
5
        North American Mountain-Building Events
5
        The Ordovician World
7
        The Silurian World
7
        The Devonian World
8
        The Mississippian, Pennsylvanian, and Permian Worlds
9
        The Missing Record
11
        Arches and Sedimentary Basins
11
    E) The Pleistocene Ice Age
12
        Glacial Erosion and Deposition
14
        Windblown Sediments
16
    F) Record in the Rocks
17
    G) Common Ohio Fossils
19
    H) Rocks as Resources
22
        Sand and Gravel
24
        Ohio's Common Minerals
24
    I) Other Notable Geologic Features
27
        Groundwater and Karst
27
        Rivers and Streams
29
        Flooding Rivers and Flash Floods
30
        Slides and Slumps
31
III. Western Ohio-The Till Plains
35
    A) Ordovician Formations
35
    B) Silurian Formations
40
    C) Devonian Formations
45
    D) The Pleistocene Ice Age
48
    E) The Great Black Swamp
50
    F) Lima-Indiana Oil and Gas Field
52
    G) The Stone Industry
53
        Road Guides
            I-70/U.S. 40: Buckeye Lake-Indiana Line
54
            I-71: Columbus-Cincinnati
58
            I-75: Toledo-Cincinnati
63
            I-80/90 and U.S. 20: Toledo-Indiana Line
78
            U.S. 23: Toledo-Chillicothe
83
            U.S. 24: Toledo-Indiana Line
99
            U.S. 30/U.S. 224: Crestline and Willard-Indiana Line
104
            U.S. 50: Chillicothe-Indiana Line
110
            U.S. 68: Findlay-Aberdeen
120
            U.S. 127: Michigan Line-Cincinnati
136
            Ohio 32: Peebles-Cincinnati
143
IV. Ohio Uplands-The Allegheny Plateau
149
    A) Devonian and Mississippian Formations
150
    B) Pennsylvanian Formations
153
    C) Coal Formation
158
    D) Permian Formations
158
    E) Coal Mining
160
    F) The Clay Industry
162
    G) The Pleistocene Ice Age
163
    H) The Teays Drainage
164
        Road Guides
            I-70/U.S. 40: Bridgeport-Buckeye Lake
166
            I-71: Cleveland-Columbus
185
            I-77: Cleveland-Marietta
198
            I-80/U.S. 422: Pennsylvania Line-Cleveland
217
            U.S. 23: Chillicothe-Portsmouth
227
            U.S. 30 and U.S. 224/I-76: East Liverpool and the Pennsylvania Line-Crestline and Willard
231
            U.S. 33: Columbus-Pomeroy
249
            U.S. 50: Coolville-Chillicothe
273
            PU.S. 250: Sandusky-The Ohio River
277
            Ohio 11: Ashtabula-East Liverpool
285
            Ohio 32: Albany-Peebles
297
V. Lakeshore Ohio
304
    A) History of Lake Erie
304
    B) Lake Erie Basins
308
    C) Shoreline Dynamics
308
        Road guides
            I-90/U.S. 20 (Including I-80 between Elyria and Toledo): Pennsylvania Line-Toledo
313
VI. The Ohio Valley-A Product of the Ice Age
342
    A) History of the Ohio River
343
    B) Notable Floods
346
        U.S. 52: Sybene-Indiana Line
348
        Ohio 7: East Liverpool-Chesapeake
363
VII. Glossary
380
VIII. Additional Reading
387
IX. Index
390