Oriskany Sand
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 39° 03.369 W 078° 43.536
17S E 696799 N 4325469
A sign telling us about the massive sandstone formations.
Waymark Code: WMY41C
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/16/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Oriskany Sand

The massive sandstone forming the cliff is the Oriskany of the driller, and the 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 on sign

Marker Title: Oriskany Sand

Marker Location: Rt 55

County or Independent City: Baker, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission, 1963

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