Geologic Unit: Roxbury
Roxbury Conglomerate of Boston Bay Group (MA*)
Named from exposures in Roxbury, Boston area, eastern MA (Hitchcock, 1861).
(ascending) Brookline, Dorchester, and Squantum Members (MA*)
Unit Name History:
Named (Hitchcock, 1861).
Overview (Shaler, 1871).
Assigned to Boston Bay group (LaForge, 1932).
Age modified (Bailey and Newman, 1978; Goldsmith and others, 1982).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Not used (Socci and Smith, 1990).
Overview (Goldsmith, 1991).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013