Ashley Formation of Cooper Group (SC*)
Ashley Member of Cooper Formation (SC*)
Type section: exposures [no longer extant] along Ashley River, Dorchester Co., SC (Ward and others, 1979).
Reference section: at Giant Portland Cement Company quarry, 3.2 km north of Harleyville, east of Route 453, Dorchester Co., SC (Ward and others, 1979).
Atlantic Coast basin*
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