West Virginia

 

Geological State Symbols Across America           Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures


West Virginia State Geological Symbols
Type
Symbol
Year Established
State Rock
Bituminous Coal
2009
State Gem
Fossil Coral
1990
State Fossil
Megalonyx jeffersonii
2008

 

State Rock:

 


State Gem: Fossil Coral

 


State Fossil: Megalonyx jeffersonii


 

References

https://statesymbolsusa.org/states/united-states/west-virginia


Geology of West Virginia's National Parks

Through Pictures

(at least the one's I have been to)

 

Bluestone National Scenic River

Visited in 2001

 

Bluestone NSR Deer

Some deer on the side of the road


Gauley River National Recreation Area

Visited in 2003

 

View up the Gauley River             Gauley River Dam

           View up the Gauley River                                                                  The dam at the head of the park


New River Gorge National River

Visited with in 2001

 

Hiking             New River side waterfall

Veronica walking across a stream                                                            Me standing under a waterfall

 

 

The New River            View of the New River

           The New River                                                               View up the New River                  

 

Misty Morning             New River side waterfall

 Dawn across the valley                                                                        Another waterfall