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Roadside Geology of Mississippi


Learn about the Geology of Mississippi with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 271 pages that are packed with detailed information about Mississippi Geology. See table of contents below.

Roadside Geology of MississippiTable of Contents

THE BILLIONS YEARS WAR1
PLATE TECTONICS5
THE ROCK CYCLE9
SEDIMENTARY ROCKS10
DATING ROCKS11
STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY12
GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF MISSISSIPPI13
PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROVINCES33
MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT36
OIL AND GAS39
NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI41
LIGNITE42
Interstate 20: Jackson - Newton - Meridian - Alabama44
Jackson Dome44
Red Hot Fossil Site53
Mississippi 16: Canton - Philadelphia56
Mississippi 19: Meridian - Philadelphia59
Mississippi 25: Jackson - Carthage - Renfroe59
LeFleurs Bluff State Park and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science60
Goshen Springs63
Interstate 55: Canton - Tillatoba64
Mississippi 35: Forest - Vaiden64
Natchez Trace Parkway: Ridgeland - Kosciusko66
Ross Barnett Reservoir and Cypress Swamp67
US 82: Carrollton - Starkville69
Mississippi 15: Philadelphia - Woodland73
Mississippi 25: Renfroe - Starkville74
Natchez Trace Parkway: Koskiusko - Mathiston76
Red Hills Mine and Power Plant76
Interstate 22/US 78: Tennessee - New Albany77
US 278/Mississippi 6: Batesville - Oxford - Pontotoc79
University of Mississippi80
Mississippi 8: Grenada - Natchez Trace81
US 82: Starkville - Columbus - Alabama83
Mississippi State University83
Plymouth Bluff85
US 45: Meridian - Brooksville - Columbus - Aberdeen86
Kemper County Energy Facility89
US 45 Alternate: Brooksville - West Point - Shannon91
US 45: Aberdeen - Tennessee92
W.M. Browning Cretaceous Fossil Park94
US 72: Tennessee - Corinth - Alabama96
Woodall Mountain98
Interstate 22/US 78: New Albany - Tupelo - Alabama98
US 278/Mississippi 6: Pontotoc - Tupelo100
Mississippi 15: Woodland - Tennessee101
Natchez Trace Parkway: Houston - Alabama102
Tennessee - Tombigbee Waterway103
Tishomingo State Park104
THE DELTA: MISSISSIPPI RIVER ALLUVIAL PLAIN AND LOESS HILLS108
GEOLOGIC HISTORY108
LOESS110
RIVER DYNAMICS AND HISTORY112
HUMANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI114
THE DELTA'S ECONOMIC AND SCIENTIFIC VALUE117
FROM THE ROAD118
Interstate 55: Tillatoba - Tennessee123
Interstate 69/Mississippi 304: US 61 - Interstate 55123
US 49E: Minter City - Tutwiler124
US 49W/US 49: Ruleville - Tutwiler - Clarksdale - Arkansas125
US 61: Cleveland - Clarksdale - Tennessee127
Tunica RiverPark128
US 278/Mississippi 6: Clarksdale - Batesville - Interstate 55130
Mississippi 1 (Great River Road): Rosedale - US 49131
Yazoo Pass132
Mississippi 8: Rosedale - Cleveland - Grenada132
Mississippi 304 (Scenic Route): Coldwater - Hernando134
Arkabutla Lake135
US 49E: Yazoo City - Greenwood - Minter City137
US 49W: Yazoo City - Belzoni - Indianola - Ruleville140
Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area141
US 61: Onward - Cleveland144
US 82: Arkansas - Greenville - Indianola - Greenwood - Carrollton145
Mississippi Alluvial Fans147
Mississippi 1 (Great River Road): Mayersville - Greenville - Rosedale150
Winterville Mounds150
The 1927 Mound Landing Levee Breach151
Mississippi 7: Greenwood - Grenada152
Mississippi 16: Yazoo City - Canton152
Kudzu153
Interstate 20: Vicksburg - Bolton - Jackson154
Vicksburg156
Vicksburg National Military Park158
US 49: Jackson - Flora - Yazoo City161
Mississippi Petrified Forest162
Tinsley Oil Field163
US 61: Louisiana - Natchez - Vicksburg - Onward164
Clark Creek Natural Area165
Natchez168
Jefferson College169
Grand Gulf Military Monument Park169
Delta National Forest173
US 84: Natchez - Interstate 55173
US 98: Natchez - Interstate 55175
Mississippi 1 (Great River Road): Onward - Mayersville175
Mississippi 3: Redwood - Yazoo City175
Natchez Trace Parkway: Natchez - Ridgeland176
Emerald Mound176
Rocky Springs179
SOUTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI180
SALT DOMES180
Interstate 55: Louisiana - McComb - Brookhaven - Jackson183
US 49: Hattiesburg - Jackson185
D'Lo and the Strong River187
US 84: Brookhaven - Leaf River188
US 98: McComb - Hattiesburg189
Red Bluff189
Interstate 59: Lumberton - Hattiesburg - Laurel - Meridian193
Dunns Falls Water Park194
US 45: Alabama - Meridian196
Clark County Faults198
US 49: Maxie - Hattiesburg200
US 84: Leaf River - Laurel - Alabama201
US 98: Hattiesburg - Mississippi 63202
Mississippi 15: Beaumont - Laurel - Newton204
COASTAL MISSISSIPPI207
BARRIER ISLANDS212
COASTAL MODIFICATION BY HUMANS215
Interstate 10: Louisiana - Gulfport - Biloxi - Moss Point - Alabama218
Big Ridge Escarpment219
Pascagoula River221
Interstate 110: US 90 - Interstate 10221
US 49: Gulfport - Maxie222
US 90: Louisiana - Gulfport - Biloxi - Pascagoula - Alabama224
Biloxi Lighthouse229
Gulf Islands National Seashore230
Hurricanes233
Mississippi 63: US 90 - US 98237
Mississippi 605/Mississippi 67: US 90 - US 49239
GLOSSARY240
REFERENCES250
INDEX263