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Quaternary Stratigraphy of Richfield Township, Summit County Ohio

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dc.creator Szabo, John P. en_US
dc.creator Angle, Michael P. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-07-07T02:04:00Z
dc.date.available 2006-07-07T02:04:00Z
dc.date.issued 1983-03 en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Ohio Journal of Science. v83, n1 (March, 1983), 38-44 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-0950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/22907
dc.description Author Institution: Department of Geology, University of Akron ; Department of Geology, Miami University en_US
dc.description.abstract Borings and measured sections were used to trace 3 Wisconsinan tills in Richfield Township of Summit County in northeastern Ohio. Various fluvial and glaciofluvial deposits were found underlying, overlying, and between the tills. The tills were differentiated upon the basis of stratigraphy, texture, and mineralogy. Generally, the tills grade from coarse-grained with high quartz/feldspar and alkali feldspar/plagioclase values as their age decreases. The Early Wisconsinan Mogadore Till is identified by its sandy nature and dolomitic carbonate content and may have been deposited by either the Grand River lobe or the Killbuck lobe. An unnamed till of indeterminable age has nearly equal amounts of calcite and dolomite. Not enough evidence has been acquired to determine if this till represents a readvance of Mogadore ice or a facies of the Kent (Navarre) Till. The Late Wisconsinan Lavery Till is characterized by black shale fragments. Both may have been deposited by the Cuyahoga lobe. en_US
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dc.title Quaternary Stratigraphy of Richfield Township, Summit County Ohio en_US