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  • The Calciphilous Bryophytes of Three Limestone Sinks in Eastern …

    Grout (1940) noted the "interesting mosses" of limestone sinks near Ocala, Florida. Breen (1953), in a discussion of tropical mosses restricted to limestone in Florida, found a striking correlation between the occurrence of species of tropical affinities and the pres

  • Geologic units in Mitchell county, Georgia

    Ocala Limestone (Eocene) at surface, covers 37 % of this area. Generally covered with Oligocene and Eocene residuum (Flint River Formation of Cooke, 1939); includes up-dip area, Tivola Limestone of Connell (1955). (*)- outcrops of Ocala Limestone on Dougherty Plain.

  • Diagnosis and Distribution of Florida Sand Darter, Ammocrypta …

    into the Ocala Limestone formation, and erosional features exist as springs, fractures, and stream bedrock outcrops (Rugel et al. 2012; Rugel et al. 2016). Therefore, since hydrology in the Dougherty Plain is largely controlled by mantled karst geology

  • Using hydrogeomorphic patterns to predict groundwater discharge …

     · The fact that the N–S trend was also present in the Ichawaynochaway joints measured in the Ocala Limestone outcrops, suggests that the trend is real and not an artifact of the RF3 data set or other programs used in this study.

  • Using hydrogeomorphic patterns to predict groundwater …

     · The fact that the N–S trend was also present in the Ichawaynochaway joints measured in the Ocala Limestone outcrops, suggests that the trend is real and not an artifact of the RF3 data set or other programs used in this study.

  • I-75 (SR 93) at NW 49th Street PD&E Study

     · The Ocala Limestone outcrops near the surface throughout most of the central and southwest portions of the County. 3.2 USDA Soil Survey Based on review of the published information, it appears that there are two (2) primary soil-mapping unit noted within the ...

  • GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF MITCHELL …

    only from the Ocala Limestone, but most of them obtain water from the Ocala and Suwannee Limestones and the Tallahatta Formation. Yields of as much as 1,000 gpm may be obtained from properly construc ted wells in the Ocala Limestone or

  • Geologic descriptions of selected exposures in Florida

    tions and is underlain by the Marianna Limestone or the Ocala Group (undifferentiated). Outcrops 4, 11, and 12 show the Suwannee Limestone in this area. Outcrops 11 and 12 also show the Suwan-nee-Marianna contact. Above the Suwannee are the Lower

  • The Hydrologic Cycle (Water and Solution)

    In this area, the Ocala Limestone is very close to the surface. There are but a few feet (<20'') of sediments that overlie the limestone. As you can see as you descend the staircase, in many places the limestone virtually outcrops at the surface.

  • 14C: The Tivola Limestone

    He followed previous researchers in calling it the Ocala Limestone. In 1892 Dall described and named the Ocala Limestone for outcrops in Marion County, Florida. In 1911, Georgia researchers Veatch & Stephenson incorrectly correlated the Florida''s Ocala limestone to the limestone currently quarried in Clinchfield, Georgia.

  • Geolex — Ocala publications

     · Pg. 1683-1686. Ocala limestone of Jackson group. Two-fold faunal division recognized. Upper member is typical Ocala seen at outcrop on Ocala uplift. Lower member, not known on outorop, is light cream-colored limestone, commonly harder than upper member ...

  • Choctawhatchee River

    Outcrops of Ocala Limestone can be seen scattered throughout the surrounding cypress and tupelo hammock. Morrison Springs – Lat/lon: 30.657928611 -85.903931667 Morrison springs is a magnitude 2 spring, An estimated 48 million gallons of crystal clear water each day and has been recorded to produce up to 70 million gallons a day.

  • Bulletin 941

    The Ocala limestone, extensively developed in the southwest, and the Barn well formation, in the northeast, meet and merge in Twiggs County. Both lie unconformably on the McBean formation and overlap it. Both are of Jackson age. The Barnwell

  • JM

    Nine LBF taxa in were identified in Devil''s Den and Blue Hole – two of the most extensive, naturally occurring outcrops of the Ocala Limestone. Their ranges indicate that the two sections are comprised of both the upper and lower members of the Ocala, following Applin and Applin (1944), but do not extend into surrounding formations.

  • STRATIGRAPHY, PALEONTOLOGY, AND ECONOMIC GEOLOGY …

    6. Ocala Limestone (A) and Twiggs Clay (B) at the old Clinchfield 10 Penn-Dixie Cement Company east quarry, locality 10. The sug-gested type localty of the Clinchfield Sand is at sand pits located just beyond the left edge of photo. 7. Outcrops of8.

  • Geology of River Rise | Florida State Parks

     · Limestone is exposed on the banks and in the bed of the Santa Fe River, at times causing these outcroppings to create their own microhabitats of ferns and other unusual plants. Because of the limestone''s unique texture and fossil assemblage, geologists know this carbonate rock belongs to a formation called the Ocala limestone.

  • 2.0 ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING

    from silica replacement of the Ocala Limestone to specific source areas. Estabrook, however, suggest additional work needs to be done to better define the clusters (Estabrook 2005). The project area lies outside the boundary of any defined quarry cluster1982).

  • Geolex — Jackson publications

    Ocala limestone in eastern Alabama, southwestern Georgia, and Florida is probably equivalent to Moodys marl and Yazoo clay. ... Isolated outcrops exposed in Embayment areas as far north as Kentucky. In type area, Jackson [group] consists of thin basal ...

  • Geology of River Rise | Florida State Parks

    Limestone is exposed on the banks and in the bed of the Santa Fe River, at times causing these outcroppings to create their own microhabitats of ferns and other unusual plants. Because of the limestone''s unique texture and fossil assemblage, geologists know this carbonate rock belongs to a formation called the Ocala limestone.

  • SOFIA

     · To - Ocala Limestone - Dall and Harris (1892) referred to the limestones exposed near Ocala, Marion County, in central peninsular Florida as the Ocala Limestone. Puri ( 1953, 1957 ) elevated the Ocala Limestone to group status recognizing its component formations on the basis of foraminiferal faunas (biozones).

  • JM

    Nine LBF taxa in were identified in Devil''s Den and Blue Hole – two of the most extensive, naturally occurring outcrops of the Ocala Limestone. Their ranges indicate that the two sections are comprised of both the upper and lower …

  • CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE HYDROLOGY OF THE UNITED STATES

    Counties, Tex., showing outcrops of Glen Rose lime stone and Edwards and associated limestones, important faulting, ... B, Ocala limestone filled with stratified clayey material in a quarry south of Ocala, Marion County..... 124 8. A, Old north of Ocala, Marion ...

  • Geology of the Coastal Plain of Georgia

    and overlies the Ocala at Clinchfield. Only a few outcrops have been recognized. No early Oligocene deposits are known in Georgia. The Flint River forma-tion, formerly supposed to be a facies of the Glendon limestone, has been proved to ba somewhat younger

  • Georgia Fossil Sites and Collecting Localities

    Ocala Limestone mollusks GA0065 |, Clinchfield Houston GA Quarry on E side GA341 Eocene Upper Ocala mollusks GA0066 |, Perry Houston GA Echinoderm - Periarchus GA0067 |, Perry Houston GA 5 km S or GA127 on US41 Eocene Twiggs casts of |,

  • Florida State University

    tours based upon the surface of the Ocala limestone indicate an uplift, with the high centering near Ocala, where the limestone outcrops. The axis of this up-lift runs northwest-southeast parallel to the Gulf Coast (fig. 2). The surface slopes gently in all directions

  • Limestone

    Lioz is a microcrystalline limestone which occurs in Portugal and outcrops in the Lisbon area and its neighboring counties Oeiras, Pero Pinheiro, Lameiras. The rock is whitish to light and dark pink and contains 120 million years old rudists fossils. This fossiliferous ...

  • AIRBORNE RADIOACTIVITY SURVEYS FOR PHOSPHATE IN FLORIDA

    underlain by the Ocala limestone (Eocene); the extreme northeastern limit includes outcrops of the Alachua formation (Pliocene) comprising largely unconsolidated sand and clay. The floor of the Steinhatchee River valley is covered by Quaternary alluvial

  • Digitized by the Internet Archive

    Meanwhile the dome of Ocala limestone which outcrops upon the sur¬ face at some spots in osntral Florida began to rise from the sea and during the next two ages of Oiigooene and early Miocene times, the penin¬ sula was partly dry land, whioh sen* again ...

  • Origin and Hydrology of Orange Lake, Santa Fe Lake, and Levys …

    Outcrops of the Ocala limestone oc-cur throughout a large region in west-central peninsular Florida. This area of Ocala lime-stone outcrop is structurally the Ocala arch, an elongate dome with several transverse axes. The Hawthorne formation (Miocene) forms an ...

  • 65.5 Ma to Present

    (2) Ocala Limestone underlies almost all of Florida, but it is found at the surface of the land only in a small portion of the state. (3) It is mined for use as roadbase and cement where it is close to the surface in west-central Florida and the northwestern peninsula.

  • Sinkhole formation mechanisms and geostatistical-based prediction …

     · Weathered limestone, ironstone nodules, chert boulders, and chalk mark the transition to the upper unit of the Ocala Limestone (Hicks et al., 1987). The thinnest layer of overburden thickness is along the Flint River where the Ocala Limestone outcrops due …

  • Regional structure and stratigraphy of the limestone outcrop belt …

    The lithology of the Ocala typically is composed of a light yellow to cream to white colored, granular, permeable, and highly fossiliferous pure limestone. Localized weathered surfaces frequently have been hardened by recrystallization or silicification.

  • Soft cream-colored granular Ocala limestone underlies the bog-ir…

    Geologic unit mapped in Georgia: Generally covered with Oligocene and Eocene residuum (Flint River Formation of Cooke, 1939); includes up-dip area, Tivola Limestone of Connell (1955). (*)- outcrops of Ocala Limestone on Dougherty Plain.

  • The Carrying capacity of the Ichetucknee Springs and River

     · Ocala limestone outcrops, or lies at or just below the surface, in the Ichetucknee Trace. Ground water is dis-charged in areas such as the Ichetucknee Springs where the piezometric surface, or hydraulic head of the aquifer, is higher than the topographic surface ...

  • WEC189/UW208: Florida''s Geological History

    The limestone unit that hosts much of the Floridan Aquifer is named the "Ocala Limestone Formation," a 33.9- to 55.6-Ma-old limestone formation (Martin and Dean 2001; Martin and Screaton 2001). Figure 5.

  • OF GEOLOGY State Development Board DEPARTMENT OF …

    Draina~e - and Outcrops The Congaree, Wateree, and Santee Rivers, and smaller streams, drain the -area-, The bluffs ... It is tentatixely correlated with the Ocala limestone of southern Alabama. Some workers have eridence that the Cooper marl is Oligocene, ...

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