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Geologic Unit: Albee

Usage:
Albee Formation (NH*,ME*,VT*)

Age:
Ordovician, Early*
Ordovician, Middle*

Geologic Province:
New England province*


Areal Extent:
ME*
NH*
VT*

Type Locality:
Exposures on Gardner Mountain in Littleton 15-min quadrangle, northern NH. Named from nearby Albee Hill (Billings, 1935).

Unit Name History:
Named (Billings, 1935).
Extended into VT (Billings, 1956).
Age modified (Green and Guidotti, 1968).
Revised; Age modified; Biostratigraphic dating; Extended into ME (Harwood, 1973).
Not used (Moench, 1987; 1990).
Arguments for continued usage; Age modified (Billings, 1992).
Not used (Moench and others, 1995).

Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (nstamm@usgs.gov).
Asterisks (*) indicate usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" implies that a name has been abandoned or that it has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ().

Slashes (/) indicate unit name usage violates the 1983 North American Stratigraphic Code. This violation may be explained within brackets ([ ]).






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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013