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Geologic Unit: Denmar

Usage:

Denmar Formation of Greenbrier Group (WV)


Geologic age:

Middle Mississippian (Visean; early Chesterian)


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

Type section: on eastern slope of Droop Mountain along County Road 20 in Locust Creek valley, 0.7 mile south of junction with U.S. Highway 219, Little Levels district, Pocahontas Co., WV. Named from village of Denmar, about 2.5 miles southeast of Greenbrier River (Wells, 1950).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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