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Geologic Unit: Saluda

Usage:
Saluda Formation (IN*,OH)
Saluda Dolomite Member of Drakes Formation (KY*)
Saluda Member of Whitewater Formation (IN)
Saluda Limestone Member of Whitewater Formation (OH)

Age:
Ordovician, Late*
Cincinnatian*
Richmondian*
Geologic Province:
Cincinnati arch*


Areal Extent:
IN*
KY*
OH

Type Locality:
Along Saluda Creek, 6 mi south of Hanover, Jefferson Co., IN. Typical exposures are at Madison, Jefferson Co., IN (Foerste, 1902).

Unit Name History:
Named (Foerste, 1902).
Areal limits (Butts, 1915).
Revised to Saluda Member of Whitewater Formation in OH (Stout and others, 1943).
Revised to Saluda Formation in IN (Patton and others, 1953).
Revised to Saluda Member of Whitewater Formation in IN (Fox, 1962).
Revised to Saluda Dolomite Member of Drakes Formation in KY (Peterson, 1966).
Revised to Saluda Formation in IN, KY, and OH (Hatfield, 1968).
Overview (Weir and others, 1984; Wahlman, 1992).
Overview (Holland, 1993).
Overview; Age modified (Frey, 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