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Geologic Unit: Bardstown

Usage:

Bardstown Member of Drakes Formation (KY*)


Geologic age:

Ordovician, Late*
Cincinnatian*
Richmondian*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Type section: in southwest quarter of Maud quadrangle, in roadcuts along U.S. Highway 150, 1.35 mi northwest of Fredericktown, Washington Co., KY (Peterson, 1968).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


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For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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