The Aguada Limestone of northwestern Puerto Rico

by Watson Hiner Monroe

Publisher: U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington

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  • Geology -- Puerto Rico.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Nomenclature -- Puerto Rico.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 12).

Statementby Watson H. Monroe ; prepared in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Economic Development Administration, Industrial Research Department.
SeriesContributions to stratigraphy, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1274-G
ContributionsPuerto Rico. Economic Development Administration.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22972256M

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AGUADA LIMESTONE OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO G7 and the overlying Aymam6n limestone. It rests conformably on the Rio Guatemala group where present, but southwest of Aguadilla and east of Bayam6n, the Aguada limestone overlaps the [Cibao Formation of the] Rio Guatemala group and rests unconformably on the Cretaceous by: 3.

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means it’s official. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site. The Aguada Limestone occurs on the north coast of Puerto Rico and consists of hard granular calcarenite overlain by alternating beds of chalky marl and rubbly limestone.

Maximum estimated thickness is m. The Aguada is of early Miocene age. Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX). Puerto Rico; Aguada Limestone.

Hard granular calcarenite overlain by alternating beds of chalky marl and rubbly limestone. Maximum estimated thickness, l50 m. Exposed from the San Juan quadrangle to the Aguadilla quadrangle and in the Utuado quadrangle.

Label: Ta: Geologic age. Try the new Google Books. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» Hydrogeology of the karst of Puerto Rico.

Ennio V. Giusti. U.S. Govt. Print. Off., - Science - 68 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are saying. The north-coast limestone area, about square miles, is one of the few sparsely populated parts of Puerto Rico, and is the island 's last large and underdeveloped source of ground water.

The area 's limestone aquifers are (from oldest to youngest): the Lares Limestone, the Cibao Formation, the Aguada Limestone, and the Aymamon Limestone. Geologic evidence for the prolongation of active normal faults of the Mona Rift into northwestern Puerto Rico.

The faults of The Aguada Limestone of northwestern Puerto Rico book 10 are measured in the highly karst-eroded Aguada limestone. The limestone region of Puerto Rico covers about percent of the island's surface and is subdivided into the northern, southern, and dispersed limestone areas.

All limestone areas have karst. General Information. Title: The Aguada Limestone of northwestern Puerto Rico Author(s): Monroe, W.H. Publishing Organization: U.S.

Geological Survey Series and Number: Bulletin G Larger Work: Contributions to stratigraphy, Publication Date: Map Scale:Cross Section: None North Latitude: 18° 31' 8" N () South Latitude: 18° 21' 29" N ().

formations of northern Puerto Rico with others outside the island, and afterwards, if possible, to correlate these with established biozones. MATERIAL The washed residues of twenty-nine samples from the San Sebastian-Isabela section, representing the San Sebastian Formation, Lares Limestone, Cibao Marl and Aguada Limestone, were donated by W.

Aguadilla (Spanish pronunciation:), founded in by Luis de Córdova, is a city and municipality located in the northwestern tip of Puerto Rico bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, north of Aguada, and Moca and west of lla is spread over 15 wards and Aguadilla Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).

6 Day Redefining Play Surfing and Yoga Holiday in Aguada, Puerto Rico. this retreat will focus on climbing trips to several different locations with beautiful limestone and tropical jungle surroundings.

Rest days will include surf lessons and slacklining with optional yoga and AcroYoga classes to stretch, realign, and fly. This retreat. north coast limestone aquifers of Puerto Rico. Water samples along a ground-water flow path in the Barceloneta area were collected from wells screened in the Montebello Limestone Member of the Cibao Formation (artesian aquifer) and in the overlying Aguada Cited by: 1.

This article is within the scope of WikiProject Puerto Rico, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of topics related to Puerto Rico on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.

Stub This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project's quality scale. Discovered by Columbus. Aguada is known as Ciudad del Descubrimiento, or "City of the Discovery," since many believe this is where Christopher Columbus landed when he arrived in Puerto Rico during his second voyage to the became an important stopover port for Spanish ships heading to the rest of the Americas; the name of the town actually comes from the phrase "hacer aguada.

In an earthquake of magnitude M affected the northwestern portion of Puerto Rico. This earthquake was generated on the Mona Passage and produced an important tsunami.

The event was associated with the rupture of the Mona Canyon Fault, which according to its Seismic Moment (M 0) had a rupture of about meters of vertical displacement.

Contact, chat, social media. About. Organization, jobs, budget. SOCIOECONOMIC REPORT OF THE NORTHWESTERN AREA OF PUERTO RICO I. DEMOGRAPHIC DATA The United States Census Bureau calculates every five years an estimate of demographic variables forcounties in Puerto Rico.

In the case of this report, data were taken from counties that compose the Northwestern Region of Puerto Rico (Aguada, Aguadilla. Isabela, Puerto Rico The Northwestern Garden Pozo de Jacinto. Isabela (ee-sah-BAI-lah) is known as “the garden of the northwest”, “los gaillos” (the young roosters) and “the town of quesitos de hoja” (traditional Puerto Rican white string cheese).

The patron saint of Isabela is Saint Anthony of Padua. fossil outside Puerto Rico. In northwestern Puerto Rico it ranges from the middle San Sebastian formation to the Aguada lime-stone; on the south coast it occurs in the Ponce limestone.

The Lajas Valley speci-mens differ slightly from the other Puerto Rican examples in not having the apertural lip which the latter usually display. Located in the limestone hills of northwestern Puerto Rico, Arecibo Observatory is operated by the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, managed by Cornell University for.

87 Sr/ 86 Sr-derived mean ages from low-Mg calcite Kuphus incrassatus and Ostrea haitensis bivalves provide an updated and refined chronostratigraphy for selected Oligocene-Miocene carbonate and siliciclastic units in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

Results indicate ages of middle to late Oligocene for the San Sebastian Formation (ca. – Ma), the Lares Limestone (ca. Cited by: 2. Watson Hiner Monroe has written: 'The Aguada Limestone of northwestern Puerto Rico' -- subject(s): Geology, Geology, Stratigraphic, Limestone, Nomenclature, Stratigraphic Geology 'The Jackson gas.

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Free cancellation. Expedia partners with 55+ suppliers to get you the lowest prices & best deals. Most of the beaches in this area of northwestern Puerto Rico are beautiful and this beach is no different. I recommend walking to the left from the parking lot for a quieter experience if you are there on a weekend.

During the week it is relatively quiet but gets crowded on weekends. Lots of parking available and food trucks too.5/5(K). Our guide to Aguadilla gives you expert recommendations on the best attractions, restaurants, hotels, and more.

Puerto Rico > Rincon whitewashed town on the northwestern tip of the island.McIntyre, D.H.,Geologic map of the Maricao quadrangle, western Puerto Rico: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I, scale ,In the 20th century alone there have been several very large earthquakes north of Puerto Rico (Ms in ; Ms in ; Ms in and four major aftershocks of Ms,between and ).

Large tsunamis have also hit Puerto Rico and Hispaniola, reportedly killing people in and 40 people in