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A jointed granite gneiss located along Highway 138 approximately 2.5 miles north of the International Horse Park. The jointed granite gniess exhibits well developed fracture openings that parallel gneissic layering.


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Groundwater Resources and Hydrogeology of Crystalline-Rock Aquifers in Rockdale County, North-Central Georgia

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Progress and Significant Results, 2001

  • Compiled data on approximately 450 wells (primarily rural domestic) including field confirmation of well location, casing diameter, well yield, casing depth, total depth, and static/pumping water level.
  • Obtained geophysical logs from 19 wells to characterize the lithology, fracture, and yield characteristics of various rock units throughout Rockdale County.
  • Collected ground-water samples from three wells to characterize water quality.
  • Completed detailed geologic mapping throughout much of Rockdale County and began subsurface correlation with geophysical log data; hydrogeologic units and storage capabilities are being compiled from these data.
  • Identified likely high-yielding water-bearing zones/hydrogeologic units in several parts of Rockdale County.
  • Currently compiling a geographic information system database to combine well data with existing geologic, topographic, hydrographic, and other geographic data.

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