Geology Resources

Geology plays a major role in determining the vegetation, birds, insects, and other life forms in Monticello Park. Most of Alexandria, including Monticello Park, overlies the Potomac Formation, which constitutes the base of the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain.

The following links can help you to learn more about the geology of Alexandria, Beverley Hills, and Monticello Park:

This link provides information about the geology of Virginia and the Fall Line:

These links provide an introduction to geology principles: