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Marcellus Shale Outcrop in Highland County, Virginia
Marcellus Shale Outcrop in Highland County, Virginia
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Title: Marcellus Shale Outcrop in Highland County, Virginia

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A Marcellus Shale outcrop in Highland County, Virginia, shows at the surface the object of shale gas development drilling in nearby states. Assessing undiscovered gas resources, like the USGS 2011 assessment of the Marcellus Shale, uses geologic mapping of outcrops like this in addition to extensive drilling, production, and geophysical data.

Location: Highland County, VA, USA

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Photographer: James Coleman
Photographer Email: jlcoleman@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: USGS


Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.

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Type: JPEG image - 418.51 KB
Dimensions: 807 x 468
Resolution: 72 dpi

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