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Geologic Unit: Skunnemunk

Usage:
Skunnemunk Conglomerate (NY*,NJ*)
Skunnemunk Formation of Hamilton Group (NY)

Age:
Devonian, Late*

Geologic Province:
Appalachian basin*
Piedmont-Blue Ridge province*
Areal Extent:
NY*
NJ*

Type Locality:
Type area: Caps Bellvale and Skunnemunk Mountains, Orange Co., NY (Darton, 1894).

Unit Name History:
Named (Darton, 1894). Overview (Drake and others, 1996).

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