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Geologic Unit: Bird Mountain

Usage:

Bird Mountain Grit of Dale (1900) (VT*)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic and Early Cambrian*


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

Well exposed in and around Bird Mountain, west of West Rutland, Castleton 15-min quadrangle, Rutland Co., west-central VT (see Dale, 1900).


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 ([ ]).