Valley and Ridge aquifers

Map showing the Valley and Ridge aquifers of the eastern U.S.

Detailed Description

The most important aquifers in the Valley and Ridge province are northeast- to east-trending carbonate rocks. Undifferentiated sedimentary-rock aquifers that consist mostly of sandstone and yield moderate volumes of water separate the bodies of carbonate rocks. Coal-bearing beds are prominanat in parts of Pennsylvania and in a local area of southeast Virginia.

Details

Image Dimensions: 415 x 521

Location Taken: US