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Geologic Unit: Bellevue

Usage:

Bellevue Limestone (IN,KY*,OH*)
Bellevue Limestone Member of McMillan Formation (OH*)
Bellevue Tongue of Grant Lake Limestone (IN,KY*,OH)
Bellevue Member of Grant Lake Limestone (KY,OH)
Bellevue Member of Grant Lake Formation (OH)


Geologic age:

Ordovician, Late*
Cincinnatian*
Maysvillian*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Type section: strata exposed near top of bluff at bend in Clifton Avenue just under the old Bellevue House, a onetime landmark now disappeared, Cincinnati, OH (Nickles, 1902).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).