Geologic Unit: Winooski
Winooski Dolomite (VT*)
Winooski Dolomite of Stockbridge Group (VT)
Winooski Formation (VT)
Exposures along the Winooski River in Burlington, Chittendon Co., northwestern VT (Keith, 1923).
Unit Name History:
Named Winooski Marble (Hitchcock, 1861). Overview; Biostratigraphic dating (Keith, 1923). Redescribed as Winooski Dolomite (Cady, 1945). Redescribed as Winooski Dolostone; Age modified (Zen, 1967). Redescribed as Winooski Formation; Age modified (Dorsey and Stanley, 1982). Areal limits (Thompson, 1990). Age modified (Burton, 1993).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013