Geology of the Southeastern United States

  • Robert J. Brewer
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Thoughts of the area of the southeastern United States may conjure up images of a vast coastal plain with sediments of sand and silt and lowlands of rich farmland including cotton fields of the antebellum South and the tide lands with occasional swamplands and meandering large rivers increasing in elevation northwestward up to the Fall Line entering extensive evergreen and deciduous forests and nearing the ancient and heavily-eroded Appalachian Mountain front.


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  • Robert J. Brewer
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  1. 1.KatyUSA

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