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Geologic Unit: Bull Fork

Usage:

Bull Fork Formation (IN*,KY*,OH*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician*


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

Type section: roadcuts along east side of KY Route 1443, about 1.9 mi east of Springdale, Mason Co., KY (Peck, 1966).


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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