Bigby Limestone of Nashville Group (TN*)
Also called /Bigby-Cannon Limestone of Nashville Group (TN).
[The use of a hyphen between undifferentiated formations is not considered proper notation (CSN, 1933).]
Middle Ordovician (Kirkfieldian and Shermanian)*
Named from exposures on Big Bigby Creek, Maury Co., west-central TN (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).
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