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  • Usage in publication:
    • Whiteport Dolomite Member*
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Epstein, A.G., Epstein, J.B., Spink, W.J., and Jennings, D.S., 1967, Upper Silurian and Lower Devonian stratigraphy of northeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and southeasternmost New York: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1243, 74 p., See also Epstein, J.B., and Epstein, A.G., 1967, "Geology in the region of the Delaware to Lehigh Water Gaps," Field Conf. Pennsylvania Geol., no. 32


Summary:

Used as Whiteport Dolomite Member of Rondout Formation in area of report (northeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and southeasternmost New York). Age is Early Devonian.

Source: Changes in stratigraphic nomenclature, 1967 (USGS Bull. 1274-A, p. A21).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Whiteport Dolomite Member*
  • Modifications:
    • Age modified
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Denkler, K.E., and Harris, A.G., 1988, Conodont-based determination of the Silurian-Devonian boundary in the Valley and Ridge province, northern and central Appalachians, IN Sando, W.J., ed., Shorter contributions to paleontology and stratigraphy: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1837-B, p. B1-B13.


Summary:

Conodont data and extrapolation from regional lithofacies relationships indicate that the Silurian-Devonian boundary lies within the Whiteport Dolomite Member of the Rondout Formation in northeastern PA, NJ, and southeastern NY.

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


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