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Georgia Geologic Survey Bulletin 113

GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE COASTAL AREA OF GEORGIA

Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, Georgia Geologic Survey

John S. Clarke, Charles M. Hacke, and Michael F. Peck

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This report describes the geohydrologic framework and water quality of the surficial aquifer and aquifers in Miocene sediments, and updates earlier data and information for the Upper Floridan aquifer. In addition, the report describes the affects of geologic structure on the ground-water flow system in the Brunswick area and the potential for leakage between aquifers throughout the coastal area.

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Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Purpose and Scope

Previous studies

Well-numbering system

Method of study

Acknowledgments

Geology

Geologic units

Ground-water resources

Hydrologic setting

Surficial aquifer

Aquifers in Miocene sediments

Floridan aquifer system

Summary and conclusions

Selected references

Appendices