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Geologic Unit: Carters

Usage:
Carters Limestone (AL)
Carters Limestone of Stones River Group (TN*,GA*)
Carters Member of Stones River Formation (GA)

Age:
Ordovician, Middle*
Champlainian*
Rocklandian*
Kirkfieldian*
Geologic Province:
Cincinnati arch*
Piedmont-Blue Ridge province*


Areal Extent:
TN*
GA*
AL


Type Locality:
Exposures on Carters Creek, Maury Co., central TN (Safford, 1869).

Unit Name History:
Named (Safford, 1869).
Revised (Ulrich and Hayes, 1903).
Not used (Bassler 1919).
Overview (Galloway, 1919).
Revised (Bassler, 1932).
Overview (Piper, 1932).
Overview (Wilson, 1949).
Extended into GA (Higgins and others, 1988).
Revised (Chowns, 1989).
Overview (Wahlman, 1992).
Age modified (Frey, 1995).

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