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Summary of the geology of Florida and a guidebook to the classic exposures
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 Material Information
Title: Summary of the geology of Florida and a guidebook to the classic exposures
Series Title: Special publication no.5, rev
Physical Description: ix, 312 p. : ill., maps (part fold. in pocket) ; 23cm.
Language: English
Creator: Puri, Harbans Singh
Vernon, Robert O ( Robert Orion ), 1912- ( joint author )
Publisher: State of Florida, State Board of Conservation, Division of Conservation, Division of Geology, Florida Geological Survey
Place of Publication: Tallahassee
Tallahassee
Publication Date: 1964
Edition: Rev.
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Geology -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
bibliography   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Bibliography: Bibliography: p. 293-305.
Statement of Responsibility: by Harbans S. Puri and Robert O. Vernon.
General Note: Includes index.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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The author dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law and all related or neighboring legal rights he or she had in the work, to the extent allowable by law.
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Table of Contents
    List of Figures
        Page 1
    Figures
        Figure 1
        Figure 5
        Figure 6
        Figure 7
        Figure 24
        Figure 31
        Figure 32
        Figure 33
        Figure 36
    Plates
        Plate 1
        Plate 2a
        Plate 2b
        Plate 2c
        Plate 3
        Plate 4
        Plate 5
        Plate 6
        Plate 7
        Plate 8
        Plate 9
        Plate 10
        Plate 11
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Special Pub 5 Revised Pocket Maps


Figure 1 Generalized geologic cross sections through Florida

Figure 5 Physiographic map of West Florida

Figure 6 Physiographic map of North Peninsular Florida

Figure 7 Physiographic map of South Peninsular Florida

Figure 24 Thomas Farm "Dig", Gilchrist County, Florida (April 1956)

Figure 31 Geologic cross-section along the Caloosahatchee River from Moore Haven and LaBelle

Figure 32 Geologic cross-section along the Caloosahatchee River from LaBelle to Olga

Figure 33 Correlation of stratigraphic sections along the Alligator Creek

Figure 36 Correlation of the stratigraphic sections along the Shell Creek

Plate 1 Preliminary age determination of the Paleozoic rocks in test wells in Florida and
adjacent areas of Georgia and Alabama

Plate 2a Geologic map of West Florida

Plate 2b Geologic map of North Peninsular Florida

Plate 2c Geologic map of South Peninsular Florida

Plate 3 Panel diagram of the post-Avon Park rocks in the Florida Panhandle

Plate 4 Panel diagram of the post-Avon Park rocks in central and northern Florida

Plate 5 Panel diagram of the post-Avon Park rocks in central Florida

Plate 6 Panel diagram of the post-Avon Park rocks in southern Florida

Plate 7 Panel diagram of the Miocene rocks in the Florida Panhandle

Plate 8 Correlation of stratigraphic sections along the Caloosahatchee River

Plate 9 Map of the Florida Panhandle showing route, road log, and scheduled stops

Plate 10 Map of the northern and central Peninsula showing route, road log, and scheduled stops

Plate 11 Map of southern Florida showing route, road log, and scheduled stops






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LIST OF WELLS
FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WELL NUMBER IN PARENTHESES


5-OILDEV.,ARNOLD NO.1 W-2751
6-HUMBLE,CARROLL NO.1 (W-10141
7-SUN,POWELL LAND NO.11W-11181
19-HUMBLE,CAMPBELL NO.1 W-1473)
22-HUMBLE, JAMESON NO.11W-1005)
23-SUN,CAMP NO.1 W-14821
24-HUMBLE,HAYMAN NO.1 W-1411)
25-SUN,WESTBURY NO.1 W-18381
26-GRACE, RETAIL LUMBER NO.1IW-1746)
27-SUN,DOSTER-LADSON NO.1 (W-8871
28-CALIFORNIA, BLUE NO.1 IW-1732)
30-UNION,KIRKLAND NO.1 W-1925)
36-TIDEWATER,CATO NO.1 (W-1465)
37-TIDEWATER, PARKER NO.1 (W-14861
38-TIDEWATER, PFIFER NO.1 (W-1472)
39- HUNT,HUNT NO. 1(W-1500)
40-TIDEWATER,WIGGINS NO.1 IW-1466)
41- HUMBLE, FOREMOST PROPERTIES NO.1 IW-1590)
42-HUMBLE,CONE NO.11W-1789)
43-SUN,BISHOP NO.1 (W-1981)
44-SUN,JOHNSON NO.1(W-1915)
45-SUN, FLOYD NO.1 W-1923)
46-SUN, SAPP NO.1AIW-18321
47-STANOLIND, PERPETUAL FOREST NO.11W-1114)
48-SUN,CRAPPS"A" NO.1 (W-18631
49-SUN, LANGSTON NO.1IW-1405)
50-SUN, ADAMS NO.11 W-10031
51-SUN,WILLIAMS BROS. NO.1 W-1819)
52-OHIO,HERNASCO NO.1 (W-994)
53-HUMBLE,TINDEL NO.1 IW-1886)
54-COASTAL, LARSH NO.1 W-18541
55-COASTAL, SAPP NO.1 IW-18661
56-GULF, BROOKS-SCANLON BLOCK 49 NO.1 W-20001


57-HUMBLE,HENDERSON NO.11W-16961 D
58-SUN,CRAPPS NO.11W-968) ,
59-COASTAL, RAGLAND NO.1 W-1537)' -
60-HUMBLE, ROBINSON NO.11 W-20121 f54 ,3- f,
61-SUN,GOETHE NO.1 W-1007)
62-HUNT,GIBSON NO.21W-1596) OR 1
63-HUNT,GIBSON NO.41W-15981 ,
64-COSDEN,LAWSON NO .1W-901) 83 0g56
65-OCALA,CLARK-RAY-JOHNSON NO.11W-181 101
66-SUN,PARKER NO.1 W-1904)
67-ST.MARYS RIVER,HILLIARD TURP.NO.11W-336)1 824 LA
68-SUN and SEABOARD, ROBERTS NO.11 W-15141 I ,
69-SUN,ODOM NO.11W-1450) ."'4
70-SUN,RUSSELL NO.11W-1924 I x E
71-SUN,TILLIS NO.1 W-1548)
72-HUNT,MUSGROVE NO.1(WGI-5411 @ 47
73-MONT WARREN,CHANDLER NO.1 W-7151
74-HUMBLE, BENNETT-LANGSDALE NO.11W-2110)
75-HUNT,SUPERIOR PINE NO.1 W-1630)
76-HUNT,SUPERIOR PINE NO.21W-1599)
77-HUNT,SUPERIOR PINE NO.31 W-1600)
78-HUNT.SUPERIOR PINE NO.4 W-2109)
81-GULF,BROOKS-SCANLON BLOCK 33,NO.11W-21061
82-GU L F, BROOKS- SCANLON BLOCK 42, NO.11 W-20991
83-HUMBLE,HODGES NO.1 IW-18771
87-STANOLIND, PULLEN NO.11W-860)
100-SUN,BARLOW NO.11W-1757)
101-GULF,BROOKS-SCANLON BLOCK 37, NO.1I W-2161)
102-GULF,KIE VINING NO.11W-2164)
103-NATIONAL TURP. and PULPWOOD, FEE NO. 1W-2187)
104-DU PONT de NEMOURS, HIGHLANDS PLANT,WASTE WELL NO.1 W-62991


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dark gray to black, micaceous silly fine grained
PRELIMINARY AGE DETERMINATIONS OF THE PALEOZOIC ROCKS IN TEST WELLS IN FLORIDA
AND ADJACENT AREAS OF GEORGIA AND ALABAMA
After BRIDGE and BERDAN,1952;with later unpublished modifications by J.M.BERDAN and J.A.SCHOPF,1960


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CALOOSAHATCHEE FORMATION

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GEOLOGIC MAP OF FLORIDA
Compiled


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.. (Data from Cooke and Mossom, 1929; Cooke, 1945; Vernon, 1942, 1951; Moore,
CLAIBORNE AVON PARK LMESTIONLE 1955; Parker et. al., "*..7,. '.;. :'i 1956; Ketner and McGreevy, 1959;
T, 5 ; N NIIILU Espenshade and Spencer, 1963; Hendry, 1964; C-r -. '., 1964; and Yon, 1964.


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Compiled


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(Data from Cooke and Mossom, 1929; Cooke, 1945; Vernon, 1942, 1951; Moore,
1955; Parker et, af,, 1955; Bergendahl, 1956; Ketner and McGreevy, 1959,
Espenshade and Spencer, 1963; Hendry, 1964; Gremillion, 1964; and Yon, 1964.)


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POST-AVON PARK ROCKS IN THE
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CENTRAL FLORIDA


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Pleistocene
Caloosahatchee formation
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Suwannee limestone
Cr-ystal River formation


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Fort Thompson formation I

Caloosahatchee formation

(Undifferentiated)

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Crystal River formation
IP Williston formation

Inglis formation
Avon Park limestone


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I. COFFEE MILL HAMMOCK MARL...
COFFEE MILL
HAMMOCK VERTEBRATE BED__..._.
FRESH-WATER LIMESTONE___
UPPER FRESH-WATER MARL .
OKALOAKOOCHEE CHLAMYS BED. ....-- .__ .
LOWER FRESH-WATER MARL __
BRACKISH-WATER LIMESTONEi. l


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SECTIONS ALONG THE
CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER


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AYERS LANDING- MARINE LIMESTONE___-
SHELL BED _.______.._.
BEE BRANCH BEE BRANCH MEMBER_.___
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MARINE MARL __-.
VERMICULARIA FAUNIZONE.__.
FORT DENAUD SANDSTONE...
OYSTER BIOSTROME...____
CYRTOPLEURA COSTATA
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Prepared by DIVISION OF GEOLOGY SPECIAL PUBLICATION NO. 5 PLATE 9


0. 00 Junction State Highway 85 and U. S.
Highway 90 m Crestview. Turn
right (north) on State Highway 85.
13. 0 4 50 Junction State Highway 2. Turn left
17.70 Yellow River bridge.
18.0 Turn left on dirt road.
0. 10
18.10 This the type locality of the Oak
Grove facles and can only be see
at low stages of the river.

STOP 35 /


0 00 Junctio U. S. Highway 31 and State
tHighway73, nor theastof Cottondale,
continue on U. S. Highway 231.
4 3. 30 Take right on dirt road.
0. 70
4. 00 Right angle turn to the right.
080
4. 80 Turn left on dirt road.
o. 20
5.00 Abandonedquarry n the back house


.00 JunctioU. S. ighway90andState
Highway 73, continue on State High-
way 73 toward northwest.
.30 Sam Smthquarryaccess road, turn
S80 right.
1. 0 Sam Smith quarry.


STOP 20 / 9


STOP 26, 15,25

0. 00 Junction U. S. Highway 90 and State
Highway 71, in Maaranna. Turn left
S(north)on State Highway 71.
1.45 0.50 Chlpola River
1.95 Exposure of Byram ad Marianna
in road cut.

0. 00 Chipola River bridge on U. S. Highway90,
00 Marianna.
0.05
0.05 Turn right (south)toward house.
The type section of Lepidcycl chape zone s ex-
posed as a smallbluff. Ths section iscontinuedto
the road cuton U. S. Highway 90.


Stop 31 (East sde of dam):

TOStP 1 reet, Chattahoochee, tnrn right (north).
/ vTOP 0.45 Side road on left, go straight ahead.
JIM WOODRUFF 1 --- 0.95 Jim Woodruf dam section (east side).
DAM --, --1 0 Stop 31 (We t side of dam):
DAM oZo1 00 Junc, .o U. S. Highway90 and Decatur
0- 55 rStreet, Chattahoochee.
o55 Victory Bridge.
-ATTAHOOCHEE 10 1.25 A.s tory. .the damturight (.nth)
S1. 95 0.15 Continuation of Jim Woodruf dam section.


0.00 Gadsden County courthouse in
Quincy on U. S. Highway90,turn
0.70 right (south).
0.70 University of Florida experiment
0.10 station.
0.80 End of pavement.
0. 20
1. 00 Dirt road on left, continue straight.
1.50 0.0 Turn left on dirt road.
0. 35
1. 85 Fuller's Earth mine.

I STOP 38


0.00 Mossyhead onU.S. Highway90,turn
1 50 right on dirt road.
1. 50 Side roadon right go straightahead.
1.40
2.90 0 Side roadon right gostraightahead.
0 50
3.40 00 Bridge androadjuction-bear right.
4.00 Godwi Bridge over Fhoal River.
Eight toten feet of lower Shoal River
beds are exposedunder bridge. This
outcrop is about 45 feet below the shell
bed (Bed 6) at the type locaty of the
Shoal River.
0. 20
4.20 T0 urn rightonroadtotopof hll.
003
4.50 Churchandgraveyardonright.
4.75 05 Take side road on right.
4.80 Side roadon left go straightahead
4.95 0 Turn right on side road.
5. 60 Shell Bluff.



STOP 53

0.00 Jackson Motel on U. S. Highway 90,
about 1. 5 miles westofwestern city
limit s of De Fnlak Springs, take left
(south) on dirt road (Pleasant Ridge
5.60 Road).
5.5.6 Albert H. Cosson's residence. The
section is a sprnghead through
fieldbehmdMr. Cosson'shouse.


/ STOP 52

Red Bay. McDamel's grocerystore.
0. 30 arp left turn on dirt road.
0.05
W. D. McDanel' farm. Type oca liy
oa sprea d 1fauni e. The outchop use
a eoghead 100 feetrbehlndthe house.


0.00 Junction of State Highway 77A and
U S. Highway90in Chipley. Turn
0 55 south on State Highway 77A.
0. 55 Highway curve s to right go straight
ahead
0.90 Pavement ends.


2. zo
3. 10 Golf course on right.
S0. 50


4. 20 Falling Water Sink.

0.00 Junction U. S. Highway 9 and State
55 Highway 77A
0.55 Junction State HighwayZ73,turn
S50 left (east).
1.05 0 Sharp light turn.
545 T urnleft (ast)on dirt road. Parkcars.
Glbert farm.


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0. 00 Junction State Highway 73 and Sate
Highway 20 n Clarkville, turn right on
.80 State Highway 73.
4. 80 Bridge over Tenmile Creek.
Exposures of the Chpola faces (Alum Bluff Stage) int
banks of Tenmile Creek. The creekhas exposed about
So orv. calcareous sandy clay with abundant


eight feet of spar selyosiliferus clayeysand The
Tampa stage, Chattahooches face s, isexposed dow-
stream atthe junctionof Tenmle Creek andthe Chipol.
River,and t is probably not ar below thecreekbottom
here.


STOP 32
LLE 0. 00 Wakulla County Courthouse,
ILL 1 30 Crawfordville.
1. 30 Crawfordville Fire Tower on
095 left.
zz5 0.95 Fruit standon right.
o. 55
2. 80 Turn left on side road.
0. 07
87 Road on left. o straight ahead
0 through gate.
3. 05 Road turns right.
0. 10
3. 15 0 05 Road on left- go straightahead.
3. 20 Road forks at a house, keep
left and follow road around
0.05 feced fields.
3.25 05 Gate.
0 1l
3.40 The "Swirl.

0 00 Junction State Highway 12 and State
Highway 20 near Bristol, continue on
SState Highway 12.
ALUM 145 Turnleft(north)onaccessroadtoAlum
SBluff. Go through arched gate with sign
"Garden of Eden. W. D. McDaniel's
store on left side of highway, opposite
access road.
2.25 0 Turn left on side road.
I2.05 Sift Tun loftad C ee h


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2.85 0
3.05 010
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3. 15 1 00
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5.00
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Side road. Go straight ahead.
Side road. Go straight ahead.
Take right hand road.
Cross roads -turn r ighton oadto
old fort.
Seephead.
Make a sharp right turn.
Turn left.


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SPECIAL PUBLICATION NO. 5


STOP58 Start rag6

STOP83
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Fort Myers 82


0o. 0 Junction State Highways 80 and S-80
about 2 miles east of Fort Myers,
proceed east on State Highway S-80.
3.80
3.80 Turn right (south) on unimproved road.
0.10
3.90 Stop cars. The section is on south
side of 5-80 and is overgrown.

0.00 Junction U. S. Highway 41 and State
Highway 82 in Fort Myers, proceed
east on State Highway 82.
6. 20
6.20 Junction State Highway 82A, take left
(east) on State Highway 82A.
3.60
9.80 Section in drainage ditch, 100' NE
of old railroad grade in SW NWt
sec. 21, T44S, R26E, Lee County.


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STOP 63

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41
0.00 Junction of north outand east-west
roads In Ac-ne, turn Ieft (south).
0. 20
0.20 Cattle guard.
0.20
0.40 Turn right onto sand trail, just after
crossing small wooden bridge.
0.40
0.80 Road fork, take road to right.
0. 20
1.00 Achlne pits (Stop 62).
0.40
1.40 Return to road fork, turn left at
road fork, road turn sharp left.
0. 10
1.50 Small pits (Stop 63).


STOP64 Start Start STOP76



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80

0.00 Junction State Highays 29 and 80,
in LaBelle, proceed west on State
Highway 80.
1.90
1. 90 Fort Denaud road, turn right (west).
0.60
2.50 Road turn right, stop just before bend
in road, walk i a trail toward the
LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Picnic
grounds.

0.00 Junction State Highways 80 and 29 In
LaBelle, proceed east on State High-
way 80.
I. 70
1.70 Gates on both sides of road, take left
(north) on dirt road leading to the old
Fort Thompson.
0. 20
1.90 This is the type locality of Fort Thompson
formation, and is Station A-15 of DuBar
(1958). The section is about 30 yards
east of the big gap through the spoil bank.


Start- Sunniland

0.00 Community of Sunniland, proceed
north an State Highway 29.
0. 50
0,50 uarrie of the Suniland Lmestone
Company n the west sde of the road.









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Junction U.S. Highway 41 and State
Highway 29, at Carnestown, exposures
in a borrow pit northeast corner of the
intersection.


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0.00 Lee-Hendry county line on State Highway
80, proceed east on State Highway 80.
3.00


o.y i urn te. nortef on graded road.
0.80
3.80 Bridge on Banana Creek.
0.40
4. 20 Turn left on dirt road.
0.3d
4.50 Confluence of Caloosahatchee River
and Banana Cree. Section on left bank
of Caloosahatchee River, 120 yards
upstream.


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STOP 59 Start ,

The fllowing stops are either river or
SDenaud creek tops, which ca only be reached by boat.
Stops 65,66,67, 68,69,70,71,72, 73,74,75,77,
79, 80

Exact locations of stops 65,67,68,69,71,
73,76,77 and 78 are shown on plate 8. The
outcrops are plotted at their exact location
7 centers the columnar sections. The centers
of the columnar sections rest on the right side
0.00 Junction at Denaud; take graded of the ri fr exposures on the eight bank.
road south. ---- -n -- -- a > -------
0.25
0.25 Right turn.
0.50
0.75 Left turn.
0.80
1.55 Park cars, turn right (west towards
Banana Branch to a point O mile.
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STOP 81
avernier, proceed south on U.S.
highway 1.

indley Key quarries of the Key
one Art Company. The quarries
e on the west side of the road.


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0.00 Junction State Highway 35 and U.S.
Highway 41 in Pnta Gorda, proceed
south on U.S. Highway 41.

4. 20 Bridge on Alligator Creek.
0. 20
4.40 Turn left on paved road.
0. 30
4.70 Railroad tracks.
0. 60
5.30 Turn left at crossroad.
0.30
5.60 Bridge over Alligator Creek, turn
left into picnic grounds beyond
bridge.
0.10
5.70 Exposures on right bank of
Alligator Creek.


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STOP 78 Ortone Lock

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0.00 Junction State Highways 29 and 80 at
LaBelle, proceed east on State High-
Sway 80.

8.40 Goodno railroad siding.
0. 20
8.60 Turn left (north) on sand road.
0.40
9.00 Ortona Lock.
Stop 78 is located 295 yards west of
A. C. L. railroad bridge, on the right
bank of the Caloosahatchee River.


Start STOP 85


South Boyshore Die
Brickell
Hammock

0. 00 J -ction U.S. Highway 1 and South
Miamt Avenue, proceed south on
South Miam Avenue, which runs
into South Bayshore Drive.
1.55
1.55 2035 South Bayshore Drive.


STOP 84

Start
Sunset Road




0.00 Junction U.S. Highway I and Sunset
Road in South Miami, proceed east
on Sunset Road.
1. 75
1.75 Junction LeJene Road. Park cars
Section exposed under bridge on
both (north and south) banks of the
Coral Gables Waterway.


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