Appalachian Mountains Ordovician Maysville
Roadcuts on junction off the AA Highway on Ky Route 62, west of Maysville, and the southern bank of Ohio River
Ordovician Cincinattian Group - Subtidal shelf carbonate
s, marls and shale
s. Most of the bioclastic limestone
s represent layers reworked by storm waves on a shallow shelf. shale
s are probably part of the storm sorting. Mass sediment movement produces local channeling. Abundant brachiopod, bryozoan and trilobite faunas occur in the limestone
Digital images photographed by Christopher Kendall with a Coolpix camera.
Roadcuts exposed off AA Highway on Ky Route 62, west of Maysville, and on southern bank of Ohio River - Kentucky.
Ordovician Cincinattian Group - Subtidal shelf carbonates, marls and shales
Tuesday, September 17, 2013