Penholoway Formation (NC*,SC*)
(Penholoway Formation abandoned by the GA Geol. Survey; type area in GA.)
Type area: extending from Hortense northeastward to Penholoway Bay and Penholoway Creek, [McKinnon and Manningtown 7.5-min quadrangles], Wayne Co., GA. Named from Penholoway Creek (Cooke, 1925; US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).
Atlantic Coast basin*
South Georgia sedimentary province*
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