The evolution of geologic mapping at the Florida Geological Survey (1907-2013)

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The evolution of geologic mapping at the Florida Geological Survey (1907-2013)
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STATE MAP Poster presentation, 125th Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in Denver, 2013

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The Evolution of Geologic Mapping at the Florida Ge


Matson, et al., 1909


Published scale 1:1,000,000


Cooke and Mossom, 1929


Published scale 1:1,000,000


Cooke, 1945


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Vernon and Puri, 1959


Published scale 1:3,041,280


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GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE U.S.G.S.
1:100,000 SCALE SARASOTA QUADRANGLE AND THE WESTERN
PORTION OF THE U.S.G.S 1:100,000 SCALE ARCADIA
QUADRANGLE, SOUTH-CENTRAL FLORIDA
BY
RICHARD GREEN. P.G. # 1776.
TOM SCOTT.
KEN CAMPBELL.
AND GUY H. MEANS
1998


0
WALTER SCHMIDT
STATE GEOLOGIST AND CHIEF


_______The eostem portion of the u.s.G~.S
T1:1TRo0 sOe Sor.ota OuNdERngle and thE
27022'30 western portion of the Arcadia QudTangle lie
erTeTy wtEin the saaESoto "eAr oistict (Sot.
1998. in prep,). The Abundan of riverS nd
sltrems is the resul of the presnce of
impe .oble Ond IA preObilRty sediments of
the Hawthorn Group undeOlRng the mapped aM.
RIaa include th GuOf Coastal Lowln T nd theM
Polk DeSOto Plain (Scott. 1991. in prTp).
Nevoii~n. in the tudy i range from lem s thOn
fRO feet (I1.5 meter) in the outhwtem oT
V) of Ith map along the PORce R-e, to nery I00
Vary few natural exposu of sediments,
other than undifferentiated Ouatemnary siliciclostics
(QA). NTur wthin the study ae Noturl
exposure of older sediments aoe sometime
pTSt whee stems nT Ties hOO dEnut
through thes und.ffee ntT.at d MI dmentI.
ONumouAs exposu0es of these older sdimeSts
1e Sampled throughout t-e tudy o- lma.iy
O, tArARm--u TO uor10 d. NOTE NE.1EN
excavtiotn for' retention' pond). Addiional
Information wa gothereo through the inspection
--.,hRT IMOA.N RRUE 1 EmT. IO
of o ie, dRTl cuttings, driller's logs. and
Mapping of undifferetiated surffidlo
silcclastics provides litJe Infformation regarding
geology of the T eRon. As a esuTT of this fator.
the pOactTe of appINT th.e flit IdentfiSble
--1 lihostrtigrphic unit wihI n 20 feet (6.5 mete)
Sof the Zrface wo adopted. I, f the
"EA undrfferentTa.ed Ouatrnoary sd.ments excSeedl 20
feet (6.5 ) in thcknMesM, they Mre mpped
S27015'00"A O Ou IT oAe whor unTEEfeTtiated
OuatnO-y sd 1mentAs 2e lE. thOn 20 feRt (6.5
mete) thiCk, the under.ng Tratigrphic unit
s moTpped. CeS. sector A-9A throughI F-F'
reflect The presence of the uAndiffeentted
OutmaTy sediments throughout the mopped
section. the Tert.lory (OlAgAc-MIROR)
ANGEd FormOTAoT, RHa.-tE GNAp (hA).
+ OTThoNogEcalNy. the Arcdia FN tio co stN of
A -oliteS, CateD nE OR Sit, TaiRAte AR1S r,
and Hlywith fosslsE and -ods and G s (Scott.
1988; Bre st Wingord et Wl., 1997). he
carbonaer sedfments range fro well indurated
dolestone to poor consolidate flimstones. The
Aodia Formtion underieS the eire -tudy oeo
ONE RIP. TO the .01 GRE SuTOR (TNM MEDonS
A-A' throg, F-pF).
The Miocne-Pliocene Peoe River
SFormatoUnT. Hawthon GROup (IThp) diSonfoT ably
To RASE. the ArcadR Fomton (Scott, n19C8. It
l the oldest uni s n o the geologic mop.
( This unit consiltW of viad~bly pho.phetlc
N siliciclastics aed carboMtRe. CaSbonIeE matrOx
and beds are Usually dolomite/dolostone. Thoes
indurated with *om bed containing foeeils.
Dolostone are most abun~dant within the Pe c
RiverForrmtain in the eoutheostenn portion of
the mopped are. In this orea dOloslit and
dolotoneT assTgned to the Peae Rier FoR atTon
m~ay belong in the Tamiami Formdion but further
_S_7 --G re ITaAh and age-dating of these units iT
270 0 necesay to deterine into which uniR the
sedimets should be pieced.
The undiffeGMntIoted TehIS ary/, teANary
fossllferoue se~dimet (TQsu) discnformbly
overlde the Peace Rr ForUatieo in the southe
portA o of the Top Tre. There oeR problemS in
TSppig thef e O edimGA eN Ns spArate unteS
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beWu. their hi torica defini.on is
IErotlorTphI., not lthostROgrphiA (Scott Eand
Ialmn, 190. N-ott and VngArd. 1995). Scott
(1993) Informally applied the me TOkARo-ee
fToton to the .. diTment. ina on effort to
provide o l Utto traphc f.,mework for th.
sediments. McCAOrtOn AEnd Moy (1995) mapped
s "l un" in this W' based up' ogee
infrared fTrm fol., TRatigrphiT pStion, and
of theT e unit,. and th. dAfiulNTe. eniounterd in
atmpting to diffe Istlot the In drill cu-Vngs,
Ongoing Terch by staff maem of the F.G.S.
and U.S.G.S. W.1 prode the ne ry
INRhorAtatgrTphi.c fTmewr for these Adimanta.
SiTh ef O ktAOM AhERTe oSUo hO, ,Cat bOn
f-oIally proposed, however. haove combined
th i urndlfnferiatfd Tertiory./auatnlary
ONE n fR-E E E l ATOSSEA this
mE.Th"AwT undlffereRontHd TertRAr/,T uoternAry
fosNilNTEeN sRdPmen. s include ma. eoAl T toriaNly
ssged to the PAncr st, CRlOT hotchT BnOln T t,
aend Fort TNompTon sedieNInts. UthMoNei of the
ONU .orNRa of clay, sitd e.nd, pho=phte, NAnd
AOrboatOe in AOunR OEmRETUT TrtuNllyR.1 NT ath
=Indidul IRhologAes ao I lsllfErous, contoinEng
eof the most m wtro silfe, s wedimnena in
th Atlantic Co l Plain. For ds.us.Inas of the
sedlmerts and the cntained fsild er to
Petuh (1962). Scott Eand NImo (1990) Ond
SctA and WENgord (1995)
The undiff-Unt "ated QORteray .edimentr
(Qu) oveNie the Peae NveS FANTatEon
dio foRaNAy, Pad the TOM cofTrmbly to
dionfoToNMy. UthologlcaAly, the N cAnAst of
silecdostic ranging from cloy) to cors eonds.
O sonallye sell fragments ocr TOr the ba0e
of the unit. Qu Cer virtuOl the enTa. o.
but is mapped only in those ore's whe it NE
more than 20 feet (6.5 meter) thick (e crees
sections A-A' to F-F').
The reworbed Tmert/r/Ouatemrnar
RCYTT heod amentS SOdA) orRle the Peace
NIOTr Fond TOR EIAnfoNy Nen Agrde lotRl
nto the undiffterntioted Quaternry eedtmerts.
TMO TOuc conA stR of sillcAa;tE7s rMnging fTr
.=oy :o .er .os .nd. -it ocasal graveW .
It gNally Ne found Mt lev.eon above 75 feet
(22.9 mters). Thos sedlme-ts, which ae
1009 fet hI. RE d reTSATo. rflln, A.
found along the flnk of the Lake WOIe Rdge to
the est and T rth of the study aeAM.
Acknwledgemen
The authoNE would Ilik to thank H.P.
"Rotdy" BamTaon for his Ata E In drElling
th.ee corNs (W-17648. W-17668, end W-17669)
on Bright Hour Ranch Troperty in outheTern De
the CoRton "2X4 ROnch, ad Charie MOrtherIny of
the "ouble M" rAnch fo their oastiRae in
obtainingT pErrnsion to drill _rs (W-17670, and
W-17B71) oR their properties. Tory llby. Kevns
Love, and ERiA EhoE., of the Southwes In orda
WOtr MonoAement DistrAt, o. thSnked for thOeir
esetonc. in obtaining infootton Iboat the
study a StAeve Es. n of the u.S. Dept. tof
Agricltue. OEAMson of Foresy in ArMcdiE.
-A Aepfuln IT o nInA % OA p.i tA Nu. RIO En
the a.o. Ann Tihonskya of the U.S. erooical
SNATOy TTAAdTdEE .ubd U otea.. oNE aTpk ToT th.
Poce Rw r or. RnAlTyE, W. PollEk. M. Pochok. D.
HorgTr J. StoRey, C. BAmingO, S. MioNhe'l, J.
Bn, and F. Rush of the 1oMdd 19 eolAglT.
Survey a. thanked for thr stone in .ous
ph-e of this project
Selected iblogaphy
(See urfiaO.l Sedimenants Map


EXPLANATION

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CROSS SECTION UNE STUDY AREA
SELECTED WELLS (CORES AND CUTTINGS) 0 0.5 1 2 3 4 MILES
W-_ F.G.S. WELL NUMBERS 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 KILOMETERS
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Phoo I. ConAREf eaERsI LiOTone d PhoEo 2. TypiI xposuA EEROEaE LOiNeRte PhotoE3 CyhSa~d EFREEAn expAoRedin PhotoH R4 R B GkL SiRk RI ~eAdIE t: phoD 5. EARp-E RICE AEpresh EN t i
Hawthorn Group sediments exposed during new Located at T. E0GS.R 18RE,S 12, boIo pit. Pitis loated at: T. 08 S, R 22 E, T. 07 S, R. 20 E, S, 12, SWI/. Grdin StaJd Mine, Mine latd just eat of study
come Ric. Site loated at: SE I/4ofNE 1/4S.R25.NE 1/4 of SW I/4. PhoE by Thoas M. ScoA ae at: T. 08 S, R. 23 E, S. 02, SW I/4.
T. 09 S, R. I E, S W 1/4 ofNE 14, Photo by Richad C GreenC Photo by Richard C, Green Photo by Richard C Green
Photo by Richard C. Geen


OPEN FILE MAP SERIES NO. 94-01
GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE U.S.G.S. 1:100,000 SCALE
GAINESVILLE QUADRANGLE, NORTHERN FLORIDA
2005
BY
RICHARD C. GREEN, P.G #1776, WILLIAM L EVANS I, P.G., DAVID T. PAUL AND THOMAS M. SCOTT, P.G.

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