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Geologic Unit: Biddie Knob

Usage:

Biddie Knob Formation (VT*)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic and Early Cambrian*


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

Type locality: west and south slopes of Biddie Knob, town of Pittsford, approx. Lat. 43 deg. 42 min. 45 sec. N., Long. 73 deg. 06 min. 30 sec. W., Proctor 7.5-min quadrangle, Rutland Co., Taconic Range, central western VT (Zen, 1961; see Zen, 1964).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).