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Geologic Unit: East Berlin

Usage:

East Berlin Formation of Newark Supergroup (CT*,MA*)
East Berlin Formation of Meriden Group (CT)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Early*
Hettangian*


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

Roadcuts on CT Highway 72, northeast of Berlin and west of the village of East Berlin, Middletown quadrangle, Hartford Co., CT (Sanders, 1968).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province*
Pomperaug basin*
Hartford 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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