South Carolina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 149:115- 125.
Vibracores were taken from the back barrier marshes behind Folly Island, South Carolina to examine barrier island washover intervals. Foraminifera species found in the cores support the hypothesis that much of the sediment involved in barrier island migration comes from offshore.
Howard, J.D. and R.W. Frey. 1980. Holocene Depositional Environments of the Georgia Coast and Continental Shelf. In: Howard, J.D., De Pratter, C.B. and Frey,
W. (eds.) Excursions in Southeastern Geology: The Archaeology-Geology of the Georgia Coast, Georgia Geological Survey, Guidebook 20, p. 66-134.
This paper provides a detailed description of coastal depositional processes involved in Holocene coastline development in Georgia.
(26) Hoyt, J.H., V.J. Henry Jr. and J.D. Howard (Eds.). 1966. Pleistocene and Holocene Sediments, Sapelo Island, Georgia and Vicinity. The Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Field Trip No. 1.
A collection of reprinted papers assembled for use as relevant background information about barrier islands in the form of a field trip guidebook for Sapelo Island, Georgia.
(27) Hoyt, J.H., R.J. Weimer and V.J. Henry Jr. 1966. Late Pleistocene and Recent Sedimentation, Central Georgia Coast, U.S.A. In: Pleistocene and Holocene Sediments, Sapelo Island, Georgia and Vicinity. The Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Field Trip No. 1.
Coastal islands in Georgia were studied to describe the complex developmental history of the islands and associated depositional environments. Four ancient shorelines are described and discussed in terms of the major barrier island environments.
(28) Hoyt, J.H. and V.J. Henry Jr. 1966. Significance of Inlet Sedimentation in the Recognition of Ancient Barrier Islands. In: Pleistocene and Holocene Sediments, Sapelo Island, Georgia and Vicinity. The Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Field Trip No. 1.
The islands along the Georgia coast provide excellent characteristics to study barrier island formation. Features and characteristics of these islands may be used to recognize ancient barrier islands in the geologic record.