Geologic Unit: Whitesburg
Whitesburg Limestone (TN*,VA*)
Whitesburg Limestone of Cliffield Group (VA)
Whitesburg Limestone Member of Blockhouse Shale (TN*)
Two miles southeast of Whitesburg, Hamblen Co., and 1.5 miles southwest of Bulls Gap, TN (Ulrich, 1930).
Fetzer Member (TN)
Unit Name History:
First used (Ulrich, 1924). Named (Ulrich, 1930). Revised to member of Blockhouse shale (Neuman, 1955). Revised (Walker and others, 1992).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013