This map is not intended to be used for selecting individual landfill sites. Its purpose is to inform land-use planners, government officials, and the public in a general way about geologic bedrock conditions throughout the state that affect the selection of solid-waste disposal sites.
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More detailed information concerning geologic bedrock conditions is provided by 1:24,000-scale geologic quadrangle maps. These maps should be consulted when considering the sustainability of individual landfill sites. They are available for the entire state and may be obtained from the Kentucky Geological Survey. An Index to Geologic Maps for Kentucky is available free upon request from the Kentucky Geological Survey.
Noger, Martin C., "Generalized Geologic Bedrock Conditions as Related to Solid-Waste Landfills in Kentucky" (2000). Map and Chart--KGS. 21.