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Geologic Unit: Denmar

Denmar Formation of Greenbrier Group (WV)

Mississippian, Late
Geologic Province:
Appalachian basin
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Type section: on eastern slope of Droop Mountain along County Road 20 in Locust Creek valley, 0.7 mile south of junction with U.S. Highway 219, Little Levels district, Pocahontas Co., WV. Named from village of Denmar, about 2.5 miles southeast of Greenbrier River (Wells, 1950).

Unit Name History:
Named (Wells, 1950).
Included in Greenbrier Group (Cardwell and others, 1968).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013