Core Sample Sliced - Long Island

tube of earth cut in half lengthwise

Detailed Description

A core sample collected during the drilling of a test boring in Selden, New York.  This sample was taken from a depth of 650 feet below land surface and shows sediments commonly found in the Magothy Aquifer.  The dark bands (lignite) are the result of abundant vegetation present during the Cretaceous period


Image Dimensions: 4272 x 1796

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US