Oriskany Sand
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 19.961 W 078° 47.383
17S E 690502 N 4356025
Quick Description: A sign telling us the amount of gas that the "Oriskany Sand" has produced in West Virginia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2013 5:30:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMHY3R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 5

Long Description:
Oriskany Sand

The massive sandstone forming the top of the exposure and the great arch is the Oriskany, and the limestone below it is the Helderberg of the driller and geologist. The "Oriskany Sand", an important gas Sand, has produced in excess of a trillion cubic feet of gas in West Virginia.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Oriskany Sand

Marker Location: South of Rt 50.

County or Independent City: Romney, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History, 1974

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