15 Florida Groundwater 5

15 Florida Groundwater 5 - forming the upper confining unit...

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Megalodon #MG1 Locality: Hawthorne Formation, South Carolina Age:Miocene Virtually flawless museum grade specimen. Perfect serrations, black and gray mottling Price: $785.00 SOLD Miocene sediments are non-carbonate marine sediments
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In Gainesville, Miocene clays tend to be fairly thick and, in many cases, close to the surface 13th st.
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Alfred A. Ring Park 1801 NW 23rd Boulevard—parking at Elks Lodge
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The thickness of and depth to Miocene sediments varies Up to 40% phosphorus 0-500 ft thick in the North-central part of state Also contains uranium OK Uranium decays to Radon
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Limestone originating from the Eocene and Oligocene Epochs forms the water-bearing unit for the Floridan Aquifer. 55 – 24 million years ago Clays and Sands (Hawthorne) Siliciclastic sediments from the continent settled over the limestone beginning 24 Mya.
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Unformatted text preview: forming the upper confining unit for the Floridan Surface Saliciclastics (sandy) Surface features were shaped primarily during the Pleistocene Generalized Florida Geology 55 24 million years ago Clays and Sands (low permeability) Surface Siliciclastics (sandy) (highly permeable) The Floridan aquifer is a confined aquifer. The water-bearing unit is permeable limestone. Low Permeability Confining Unit (poor water movement) Unconfined aquifer is extensive throughout the state of Florida Low permeability rock (confining) Permeability: the ease with which water moves through material The water-bearing unit of the Floridan Aquifer is a confined, consolidated limestone formation. How does it contain and release water? The Floridan Aquifer...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course SWS 2007 taught by Professor bonczek during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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