|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 4' 3'' North , 84° 54' 30'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||32.06763,-84.90845|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
A canyon caused by by severe erosion from poor soil management practices in the 19th century. The Canyon exposes Paleocene Clay from the Clayton formation and Cretaceous Sand from the Providence sand formation.
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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56 - 66 Ma
Age: Paleocene (56 - 66 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Clayton Formation
Description: Coastal Plain sedimentary rocks
Comments: Original map source: Georgia Geological Survey, A branch of the Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 1999 (updated Oct, 2000), Digital Geologic Map of Georgia (ver 2), scale 1:500,000.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.