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Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand

 
 
Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker
Inscription. The massive resistant Tuscarora Sandstone is steeply inclined here and forms Fluted Rocks. The "Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand" of the driller produces some gas although it is largely untested in West Virginia.
 
Erected 1973 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 37.321′ N, 78° 15.596′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 9, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is just beyond Panorama Overlook. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prospect Peak (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Great Cacapon (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Heritage Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sir John's Run (approx. 1.4 miles away); A Winter Refuge (approx. 1.7 miles away); Berkeley Springs Baths (approx. 1.7 miles away); Berkeley Springs Sanitarium (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Heritage Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
Categories. Natural FeaturesNatural Resources
 
Tuscarora Sandstone outcropping. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Tuscarora Sandstone outcropping.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 732 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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