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Cecil County (1968)

Caution: These images were scanned from a paper copy of the out-of-print and outdated 1968 Geologic Map of Maryland. Due to the age of this map, these images do not necessarily represent an accurate interpretation of currently accepted geologic theory. Because the projection of the original map was distorted during reproduction, and the paper medium is not stable, these images do not meet any cartographic standards. Therefore geographic or Cartesian coordinates cannot be applied to these images, and georeferencing is not possible.

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A detailed paper map of Cecil County geology (1986) and a newer topographic map (1997) are available through our List of Publications.

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Cecil County Geologic Map (1968)
Pegmatite Dikes (Paleozoic) Diabase Sills and Dikes (Triassic)
Wissahickon Formation Undifferentiated (Late Precambrian ?) Aquia Formation (Paleocene)
Metagraywacke (Late Precambrian ?) Monmouth Formation (Cretaceous)
Boulder Gneiss (Late Precambrian ?) Matawan Formation (Cretaceous)
Ultramafic Rocks (Early Paleozoic- Late Precambrian ?) Magothy Formation (Cretaceous)
Baltimore Gabbro Complex  (Early Paleozoic- Late Precambrian ?) Potomac Group (Cretaceous)
Volcanic Complex of Cecil County  (Late Precambrian ?) Upland Deposits - Eastern Shore (Quaternary)
Port Deposit Gneiss (Paleozoic) Upland Deposits -Western Shore (Quaternary)
Lowland Deposits (Quaternary)

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Updated 7/25/00

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