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Geologic Unit: Cottingham Creek

Usage:

Cottingham Creek Member of Lenoir Limestone (AL*)


Geologic age:

Middle Ordovician (Whiterockian)*


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

Type section: exposure near Pratt Ferry on east cutbank of Cahaba River, north of Pratt Ferry Bridge, 0.32 km north of confluence of Cottingham Creek and Cahaba River, in NE/4 NE/4 sec. 33, T. 24 N., R. 10 E., West Blocton East 7.5-minute quadrangle, Bibb Co., AL (Shaw and others, 1990).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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

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"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 ([ ]).