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TitleIron cemented layers in soil
DescriptionThe rock hammer is resting on a layer of iron-oxide cemented sand. The cemented sand is courser than the sand in the surrounding sediments, and iron-oxide was likely precipitated by groundwater following a preferred path through the sediments.
LocationUSA ▹ Georgia. Near Albany. About 50 miles north of Albany.
PhotographerEric Brevik. 2002-11-14.
Key wordsiron cementation, Georgia, soil
Tech details738 KB. Outcrop. 35mm, 200 ASA, print film.
GeoDIL number2964