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Geologic Unit: Fly Pond

Fly Pond Member of Tatnic Hill Formation (CT*,MA*)

Proterozoic, Late*
Ordovician, Middle*
Ordovician, Late(?)*
Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Near Fly Pond, Norwich quadrangle, eastern CT (Snyder, 1961).

Unit Name History:
Name proposed for member of Putnam Gneiss (Snyder, 1961).
Reassigned to Tatnic Hill Formation (Dixon, 1964).
Age modified; Isotopic dating (Zartman and others, 1965).
Age modified (Goldsmith, 1980).
Extended into MA (Goldsmith and others, 1982).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
CT State Geol. Map usage (Rodgers, 1985).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013