Geologic Unit: Shady
Shady Dolomite (TN*,AL*,GA*,NC*,VA*,WV*)
Shady Formation (AL,GA*)
Shady Dolostone (MS)
Shady, Johnson Co., TN (Keith, 1903).
Unit Name History:
Named (Keith, 1903).
Extended into NC (Keith, 1905a).
Revised (Keith, 1905b).
Extended into VA (Hewett, 1916).
Extended into GA (LaForge, 1919).
Revised (Stose, 1923).
Revised (Stose and Jonas, 1939).
Extended into AL (Butts, 1940).
Revised (Kesler, 1950).
Age modified (Harris and Milici, 1977).
Revised (Reinhardt, 1977).
Correlation (Tull and others, 1988).
Extended into subsurface of MS (Henderson, 1991).
Revised; Extended into WV (Ryder, 1992).
Overview (Guthrie, 1994).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013