Red Bank Sand of Monmouth Group (NJ*)
Red Bank Formation (NJ*)
Red Bank Formation of Monmouth Group (NJ,DE)
Called Redbank in early reports.
(ascending) Sandy Hook, Shrewsbury Members (NJ*)
Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian)*
Named from exposures in vicinity of Red Bank, Monmouth Co., central NJ (Clark, 1894).
Atlantic Coast basin*
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