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Geologic Unit: Turners Falls

Turners Falls Sandstone of Newark Supergroup (MA*)

Jurassic, Early*

Geologic Province:
New England province*
Northfield basin*
Deerfield basin*
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Town of Turners Falls, Millers Falls quadrangle, Franklin Co., northwestern MA. Exposed along State Highway 2 between Turners Falls and French King Bridge (Willard, 1951).

Informal Conglomerate facies member

Unit Name History:
Named (Willard, 1951).
Age changed (Cornet, 1977).
MA State Geol. Map usage [misspelled] (Zen and others, 1983).
Revised (Robinson and Luttrell, 1985).

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"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 ().

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013