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Chemical and physical characteristics of natural ground waters in Michigan

Chemical and physical characteristics of natural ground waters in Michigan

a preliminary report

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Lansing, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- Michigan,
  • Water quality -- Michigan

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. Ray Cummings
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 80-953, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 80-953
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13606176M

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CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF NATURAL GROUND WATERS IN MICHIGAN: A PRELIMINARY REPORT By T. Ray Cummings ABSTRACT Wide variations occur in the chemical and physical characteristics of natural ground waters in Michigan.

Dissolved-solids concentrations range from 23 to 2, milligrams per liter. Waters having low. Get this from a library. Chemical and physical characteristics of natural ground waters in Michigan: a preliminary report.

[T Ray Cummings; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. chemical characteristics of ground-water samples from these wells represent ground-water characteristics in the Berea Sandstone, Coldwater Shale, Marshall Sandstone, Michigan Formation, Bayport Limestone, SaginawFormation, Grand River Formation, and glacial deposits.

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