Significant bedrock features of the Maine coast
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Significant bedrock features of the Maine coast Boothbay to Calais by White, Carol

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Published by Executive Dept., Maine State Planning Office in Augusta, Me .
Written in English



  • Maine.


  • Critical Areas Program (Maine),
  • Geology -- Maine.,
  • Coasts -- Maine.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Carol White and A.M. Hussey II.
SeriesPlanning report ;, # 85, Planning report (Augusta, Me.) ;, no. 85.
ContributionsHussey, Arthur M., Critical Areas Program (Maine)
LC ClassificationsQH105.M2 M34a no. 85, QE119 M34a no. 85
The Physical Object
Pagination63, 3 p., [51] p. of plates :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1668309M
LC Control Number91620955

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  Bedrock Geology Skip to Precambrian History.. The geologic history that is recorded in Maine's bedrock covers more than half a billion years. Over this period of time a variety of geologic processes including erosion and sedimentation, mountain-building, deformation (folding and faulting), metamorphism, and igneous activity, have acted to produce the complex bedrock geology that we . For more information on Maine's bedrock and obtaining bedrock maps, see our Maine's Bedrock Geology page. Description of the Data. Bedrock geologic data is being provided in ESRI shapefiles, a common standard for map-based information. In order to view and use the data, the user will need software which can read shapefiles.   Taken as a whole, Maine's bedrock comprises a vast array of rock types, some common and some rare, each with variations in mineral content, color, texture, and structure. Geologists classify rocks and assign them names based on certain basic characteristics, but the degree of . Maine's Coastal Marine Geology Virtual Tour. Our virtual tour is a series of photos which portray Maine's beaches, dunes, bluffs, and coastal environments.; Field Localities. Originally published on the web as the Survey's "Site of the Month," these sites include more detailed descriptions of geologic features, field trips, and localities.

Historical Bedrock Maps of Maine - Part I Maine Geological Survey Maine Geologic Facts and Localities June, been four significant maps showing Maine's bedrock geology, published in , , , and The same appear in great amount along the coast, including the area twenty miles back, between Portland and the Penobscot. Ms. Rich is a good writer -- very personable and yet very explanatory. She does a great job of explaining the Down East coast of Maine, no matter how the reader defines "down east." I learned so much about this very beautiful coast, both historical and modern ('s era) times. This is a great read for anyone interested in the State of Maine/5(7). Touring the Maine Coast. Touring the Maine Coast is an extraordinary journey. With more coastline than California (3, miles), it takes time to view the entire Maine Coast. The State of Maine is larger than the other 5 New England states combined, 17 million acres, with 6, lakes and ponds. Get this from a library! The Maine coast, a nature lover's guide. [Dorcas S Miller] -- A guide to the history, rock formations, plants, animals and ecosystems of the Maine coast from Kittery to Eastport.