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Geologic Unit: Roaring Fork

Usage:
Roaring Fork Sandstone of Snowbird Group of Ocoee Supergroup (TN*,NC*)

Age:
Precambrian*
Proterozoic, Middle*
Proterozoic, Late*
Geologic Province:
Appalachian basin*
Piedmont-Blue Ridge province*

Areal Extent:
TN*
NC*


Type Locality:
Along Roaring Fork, 1 to 3 mi southeast of Gatlinburg, Sevier Co., eastern TN (King and others, 1958).

Unit Name History:
Named (King and others, 1958).
Overview (Hamilton, 1961).
TN State Geol. Map usage (Hardeman and others, 1966).
Areal limits; Overview (Hadley and Nelson, 1971).
NC State Geol. Map usage (Brown and others, 1985).

Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (nstamm@usgs.gov).
Asterisks (*) indicate usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" implies that a name has been abandoned or that it has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ().

Slashes (/) indicate unit name usage violates the 1983 North American Stratigraphic Code. This violation may be explained within brackets ([ ]).






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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013