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  • Usage in publication:
    • Bransford sandstone member
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch
Publication:

Campbell, Guy, 1946, New Albany shale: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 57, no. 9, p. 829-908.


Summary:

Bransford sandstone member (new) described as layer of sandstone 2 to 4 in. thick at base of the Gassaway Formation (new). Overlies Dowelltown shale (new). From Nashville, extends southward with the Gassaway but without the underlying Dowelltown. Age is Late Devonian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Bransford
  • Modifications:
    • Not used
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch

Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Bransford sandstone bed*
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch
Publication:

Conant, L.C., and Swanson, V.E., 1961, Chattanooga Shale and related rocks of central Tennessee and nearby areas: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 357, 91 p.


Summary:

Unit is revised as Bransford sandstone bed of Gassaway member of Chattanooga Formation.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


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