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Geologic Unit: Strodes Creek

Usage:

Strodes Creek Member of Lexington Limestone (KY*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Edenian)*


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

Type section: a series of roadcuts beginning at hillcrest, at KY State Grid coordinates 2,121,200 ft E., 215,450 ft N., north zone, in north-central part of Austerlitz quadrangle, Clark Co., and extending northward along U.S. Highway 227 to its crossing of Strodes Creek, north-central KY (Black and Cuppels, 1973).
Reference section (composite): (1) roadcuts in northeast quadrant of interchange of U.S. Interstate Highway I-64 and U.S. Highway 227, south-central part of Austerlitz quadrangle; (2) roadcuts along Maple St., U.S. Highway 227, in northern outskirts of Winchester, KY; and (3) steep roadcut along westbound lane of I-64 at eastern overpass Louisville and Nashville RR in south-central part of Austerlitz quadrangle (Black and Cuppels, 1973).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


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"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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