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  • Prepared in Cooperation With the North Carolina Geological Survey

    Detailed Sections From Auger Holes in the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-Scale Quadrangle, North Carolina

    By Robert E. Weems, William C. Lewis, Joseph H. Murray, David B. Queen, Jeffrey B. Grey, and Benjamin D. DeJong

    Open-File Report 2011–1115

    U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey

  • U.S. Department of the Interior KEN SALAZAR, Secretary

    U.S. Geological Survey Marcia K. McNutt, Director

    U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia: 2011

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    Suggested citation: Weems, R.E., Lewis, W.C., Murray, J.H., Queen, D.B., Grey, J.B., and DeJong, B.D., 2011, Detailed sections from auger holes in the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-scale map sheet, North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1115, 286 p.

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    Cover: Southeast shore of White Lake, Bladen County, N.C. This lake, one of five natural lakes in the Elizabethtown 1:100,000 quadrangle, fills a Carolina bay that formed in dune sands of the Pinehurst Formation. Photograph by Robert E. Weems (U.S. Geological Survey).

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    Contents Introduction .................................................................................................................................................................... 1 Methods ......................................................................................................................................................................... 1 Stratigraphy ................................................................................................................................................................... 2 Structural Geology ......................................................................................................................................................... 6 Hydrogeology ................................................................................................................................................................ 6 Acknowledgments ......................................................................................................................................................... 6 References Cited ........................................................................................................................................................... 6 Appendix 1. Locality Descriptions and Detailed Lithologic Logs ................................................................................18

    Abbotsburg Quadrangle ............................................................................................................................................18 Ammon Quadrangle ..................................................................................................................................................26 Atkinson Quadrangle ................................................................................................................................................30 Autryville Quadrangle ................................................................................................................................................37 Bladenboro Quadrangle ............................................................................................................................................43 Bonnetsville Quadrangle ...........................................................................................................................................47 Cedar Creek Quadrangle ..........................................................................................................................................53 Clinton South Quadrangle .........................................................................................................................................59 Costin Quadrangle ....................................................................................................................................................69 Delway Quadrangle ..................................................................................................................................................74 Duart Quadrangle .....................................................................................................................................................80 Dublin Quandrangle ..................................................................................................................................................85 Elizabethtown North Quadrangle ..............................................................................................................................92 Elizabethtown South Quadrangle ..............................................................................................................................99 Garland Quadrangle ...............................................................................................................................................104 Harrells Quadrangle ................................................................................................................................................109 Hope Mills Quadrangle............................................................................................................................................117 Ingold Quadrangle ..................................................................................................................................................123 Jerome Quadrangle ................................................................................................................................................130 Northeast Lumberton Quadrangle ...........................................................................................................................138 Roseboro Quadrangle .............................................................................................................................................145 Rose Hill Quadrangle ..............................................................................................................................................153 Rowan Quadrangle .................................................................................................................................................176 St. Pauls Quadrangle ..............................................................................................................................................186 Singletary Lake Quadrangle ....................................................................................................................................193 Southeast Lumberton Quadrangle ..........................................................................................................................204 Tar Heel Quadrangle ..............................................................................................................................................217 Tomahawk Quadrangle ...........................................................................................................................................231 Turkey Quadrangle .................................................................................................................................................239 Wallace West Quadrangle ......................................................................................................................................247 Warsaw South Quadrangle .....................................................................................................................................253 White Lake Quadrangle ..........................................................................................................................................269

    Appendix 2. Supplementary Basement Data ...........................................................................................................275 Appendix 3. Fossil Mollusk and Vertebrate Taxa Recovered in the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-Scale Quadrangle ...277 Appendix 4. Upper Cretaceous Fossil Vertebrate Taxa Reported by Miller (1966, 1967, 1968), Baird and Horner (1979), and Robb (1989) From Phoebus Landing in the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-Scale Quadrangle .......................284

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    Figures 1. Map of the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-scale quadrangle showing names and locations of constituent

    1:24,000-scale topographic maps, county names and boundaries, and auger-hole locations .........................11 2. Structure-contour map of the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-scale quadrangle showing the base of the

    Coastal Plain ...................................................................................................................................................12 3. Generalized geologic map of the Elizabethtown 1:100,000-scale quadrangle showing faults and the

    subsurface distribution of Duplin Formation and older units beneath the Pliocene to Pleistocene terrace units ................................................................................................................