Waldron Shale

Waldron Shale is a fossiliferous rock which provides a good base for ponds.  It is unsuitable for septic tanks and cesspools due to impermeability.  This formation is gently sloping.  Waldron Shale is a poor foundation material for building or roads.  It is necessary to excavate to more solid bedrock.

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[Bardstown] [Alluvium] [Lacustrine] [Louisville Limestone]

[Waldron Shale] [Laurel] [Osgood and Brassfield]

[Saluda Dolomite] [Rowland] [Great Lake Limestone] 

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