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Geologic Unit: Edgecliff

Usage:

Edgecliff Member of Onondaga Limestone (NY*,PA)
Edgecliff Limestone of Onondaga Group (PA)


Subunits:

/Springvale submember [informal] (NY).
["Submember" not recognized as a formal stratigraphic rank term (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983). Considered informal and should not be capitalized.]


Geologic age:

early Middle Devonian (Eifelian)*


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

Named from exposures at Edgecliff Park, southwest of Syracuse and 1 mi northeast of Howlet Hill, Camillus quadrangle, Onondaga Co., central NY. Most accessible exposure at Split Rock, but name preoccupied (Oliver, 1954).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).