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Geologic Unit: Devils Hollow

Devils Hollow Member of Lexington Limestone (KY*)

Ordovician, Middle*
Geologic Province:
Cincinnati arch*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Exposures along Devils Hollow Road 3 mi west of Frankfort, Franklin Co., KY (McFarlan and White, 1948).

Unit Name History:
Named Devil's Hollow division of Lexington limestone (McFarlan and White, 1948).
Used as Devils Hollow facies of Cynthiana formation (Hall and Palmquist, 1960) [From GNC index card files; not synopsized].
Revised, designated as Devils Hollow Member of Cynthiana Formation (Cressman, 1964).
Revised to Devils Hollow Member of Lexington Limestone (Black and others, 1965).
Overview (Wahlman, 1992).
Age modified (Frey, 1995).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013