Salt Sands

Salt Sands (HM1BKS)

Location: Davis, WV 26260 Tucker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 6.763', W 79° 28.936'

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The resistant Homewood and Conoquenessing sandstones, the "Salt Sands" of the driller, form the Canyon Walls and Blackwater Falls. These sands produce oil and natural gas in West Virginia and commercial brines on the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers.
Year Placed1963
Placed ByW. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry and West Virginia Historic Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 7:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 631217 N 4330381
Decimal Degrees39.11271667, -79.48226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.763', W 79° 28.936'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 45.78" N, 79° 28' 56.16" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Co Rte 29/2, Davis WV 26260, US
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