Geologic Unit: Cornwall
Cornwall Shale (NJ*)
Cornwall Shale of Hamilton Group (NY*)
Type area: Cornwall, Orange Co., NY (Hartagel, 1907).
Unit Name History:
Named (Hartnagel, 1907).
Overview (Drake and others, in press).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013