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Geologic Unit: Shadow Lake

Shadow Lake Formation (PA)

Ordovician, Middle
Geologic Province:
Appalachian basin
Areal Extent:

Type Locality: (See Canadian Lexicon)
Exposures in Shadow Lake quarry and roadcut near Coboconk, Ontario, Canada (Okulitch, 1939).

Unit Name History:
Named in Canada (Okulitch, 1939).
Extended into PA (Berg and others, 1980).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013