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Geologic Unit: Eastover

Usage:

Eastover Formation of Chesapeake Group (MD*,NC*,VA*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Claremont Manor Member (MD*,VA*), Cobham Bay Member (MD*,NC*,VA*).


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Miocene*
Tortonian*


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

Type section: exposures 0.8 km above Mount Pleasant on right bank of James River, 5.1 km east of Eastover, Surry Co., VA (Ward and Blackwelder, 1980).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast basin*


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 ([ ]).