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Geologic Unit: Middendorf

Usage:

Middendorf Formation (GA*,NC*,SC*)
Middendorf Formation of Lumbee Group (NC,SC)


Geologic age:

Late Cretaceous*


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

Type section: McKennon railroad stop along the Seabord Coast Line, approx. 2 mi northeast of community of Middendorf, Lat. 34 deg. 32 min. 59 sec. N., Long. 80 deg. 07 min. 48 sec. W., [Middendorf 7.5-min quadrangle], Chesterfield Co., coastal plain of SC (Prowell and others, 2003).
Named from exposures near Middendorf, Chesterfield Co., coastal plain of SC (Sloan, 1904).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast basin*
South Georgia sedimentary province*


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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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