Piedmont and Blue Ridge carbonate-rock aquifers

Map showing the Piedmont and Blue Ridge carbonate-rock aquifers

Detailed Description

The carbonate rocks of the Piedmont and Blue Ridge provinces have virtually no primary permeability or porosity. Water in these rocks moves through secondary openings such as bedding planes, joints, faults, and other partings within the rock that have been enlarged by dissolution.

Details

Image Dimensions: 460 x 570

Location Taken: US