Drakes Formation (KY*,OH*,IN*)
Drakes Formation of Cincinnati group (informal) (OH)
(Cincinnati group considered informal by the OH Geol. Survey. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.)
(alphabetical) --all in KY*: Bardstown Member, Preachersville Member, Rowland Member, Saluda Dolomite Member.
Type section: Along dirt road from Preachersville to Cartersville, near East Fork of Drakes Creek, Paint Lick quadrangle, in southern Garrard Co., KY (Weir and others, 1965).
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