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Geologic Unit: Waynesboro

Usage:

Waynesboro Formation (PA*,MD*,WV*,VA*)


Subunits:

Red Run, Cavetown, and Chewsville Members (MD,WV,PA)


Geologic age:

Cambrian, Early*
Cambrian, Middle*


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

Outcrops in ridge just north of Waynesboro, Franklin Co., PA (Stose, 1906).
Reference sections: (1) (Buchanan section) along northeast side of CSX right-of-way, southeast of site of old depot, located beneath U.S. Highway 11 overpass into town of Buchanan; (2) (Arcadia Bridge section) along southwest side of CSX right-of-way near County Road 614 bridge across James River; (3) (Indian Rock section) along both sides of the CSX right-of-way, southeast of site of Indian Rock (Hayes, 1991).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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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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