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Geologic Unit: Calloway Creek

Usage:

Calloway Creek Limestone (KY*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Cincinnatian; early Maysvillian)*


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

Type section: roadcuts of U.S. Interstate Highway I-75 beginning about 0.4 mi south of Kentucky River and extending southward to 0.6 mi north of KY Highway 388, Madison Co., KY. Named from Calloway Creek, north-central Madison Co., central KY (Weir and others, 1965).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


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 ([ ]).