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Near Riverton in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand

 
 
Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, January 20, 2015
1. Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker
Inscription. The massive vertical sandstone forming Judy Rocks is the Tuscarora of the driller and geologist. The "Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand" yields some gas although it is largely untested in West Virginia.
 
Erected 1963 by W. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry, West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 42.375′ N, 79° 27.827′ W. Marker is near Riverton, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is at the intersection of Mountaineer Drive (Route 33) and Glen Hill Drive, on the right when traveling west on Mountaineer Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Riverton WV 26814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spruce Knob (approx. 2.1 miles away); The "Battle" of Riverton (approx. 3 miles away); Oriskany Sand (approx. 3 miles away); Last Union Raid (approx. 3.4 miles away); Germany Valley (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pendleton County World War I Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); Franklin (approx. 8.4 miles away); McCoy House (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverton.
 
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Judy Rocks and this marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, January 20, 2015
2. Judy Rocks and this marker
Judy Gap is in the distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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