Geologic Unit: Rye
Rye Formation (NH,ME)
Rye Complex (NH*,ME*)
Along the Rye coast, Rye Twp., Rockingham Co., NH (Wandke, 1922).
Informal members down column from latest to earliest: metavolcanic member, metasedimentary member.
Unit Name History:
Named Rye gneiss (Wandke, 1922).
Revised to Rye Formation (Billings, 1956).
NH State Geol. Map usage; Revised to Rye Complex; Age modified (Lyons and others, 1997).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013