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Geologic Unit: Galts Ferry

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Galts Ferry Gneiss Member of Pumpkinvine Creek Formation of New Georgia Group (GA) abandoned by the GA Geol. Survey and USGS. †New Georgia Group abandoned by the USGS.)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic and/or early Paleozoic


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

Exposures near Galts Ferry Landing on Lake Allatoona, Allatoona Dam 7.5-min quadrangle, Bartow Co., GA (McConnell and Abrams, 1984).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province


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

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