17 Recharge and Flow 1

17 Recharge and Flow 1 - Aquifer Recharge, Lakes, and...

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Aquifer Recharge, Lakes, and Springs
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The Florida Platform was dominated by marine carbonate deposition between 150 and 24 mya The most recently deposited carbonates from The Oligocene and the Eocene between 55 and 24 mya comprise the principal water bearing unit of the Floridan aquifer. Silicon-based (siliciclastic) Miocene sediments from the continent, principally the Appalachians, settled over the carbonates beginning 24 million years ago forming the upper confining unit for the aquifer Sandier sediments subsequently covered the Miocene deposits
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55 – 24 million years ago Miocene Clays (Hawthorne Formation) Surface Siliciclastics (sandy) (highly permeable) The Floridan aquifer is a confined aquifer. The water-bearing unit
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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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