Geologic Unit: Shuttle Meadow
Shuttle Meadow Formation of the Newark Supergroup (CT*, MA*)
Type section: exposures on the south shore of Shuttle Meadow Reservoir between Meriden and New Britain, Middletown quadrangle, Hartford Co., north-central CT (Krynine, 1950).
Unit Name History:
Named Shuttle Meadow Formation of Newark Group (Lehmann, 1959).
Overview (Schnabel, 1960).
Revised to Shuttle Meadow Formation of Meriden Group (Sanders, 1968).
Age modified (Cornet and others, 1973).
MA State Geol. Map (Zen and others, 1983).
Shuttle Meadow Formation of Newark Supergroup; Extended into MA (Robinson and Luttrell, 1985).
CT State Geol. Map usage (Rodgers, 1985).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013