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Geologic Unit: Cutting Hill

Usage:

Cutting Hill Formation (VT)
Also called Cutting Formation. See Cutting.


Subunits:

(ascending) Winchell Creek, East Shoreham, and Smith Basin Members


Geologic age:

Early Ordovician


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

Not designated. Assumed to be same as Cutting Dolomite type which is on eastern dip slope of Cutting Hill, in southeastern Shoreham Twp., Addison Co., central western VT (Cady, 1945).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province


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

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