Nittany Dolomite of Beekmantown Group (MD*,PA*,TN,VA)
Nittany Formation (PA,VA)
Named from exposures in Nittany Valley, Centre Co., central PA (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).
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