Short description:
Total Sand Thickness (Shapefile), 2000 - Shows total thickness of sand, as derived from logs of water wells. Because sand and gravel layers can constitute aquifers, such layers are of hydrologic significance. The layer is derived from the iLITH Water-Well Database of the Indiana Geological Survey, which allows users to interact with a portion of the Water-Well Record Database of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. iLITH differs from the IDNR database in that lithologic descriptions and drilling contractor names have been standardized and locational information for a subset of water-well logs has been verified. This shapefile presents the same data as shown in a grid named 'SAND_ILITH_IN.SHP.'

Tags:
IndianaMap, IGS, Indiana, sand, gravel, iLITH database, hydrogeology, water supply, aquifer, water well, geoscientificInformation

Credits:
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
FGDC Metadata:
Download:Download a zip file that contains an ESRI Shape File and associated metadata:
Surficial_Sand_Thickness_Points.zip
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