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Roadside Geology of Ohio

 
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 at the bottom of this page. Mark J. Camp, author.
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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

 

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