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Geologic Unit: Belleplain

Usage:

Belleplain Formation (NJ*)


Geologic age:

late Tertiary (Miocene)*


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

[Type section] (subsurface): corehole at Belleplain Forest headquarters, Lat. 39 deg. 25 min. 20 sec. N., Long. 75 deg. 00 min. 30 sec. W., Cumberland Co., southern NJ. Named from Belleplain Forest (Owens and others, 1999).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast basin*


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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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