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Geologic Unit: Gove

Usage:

Gove Member of Berwick Formation (NH*)


Geologic age:

Ordovician(?)*
Silurian(?)*


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

Narrow belt in Mount Pawtuckaway 15-min quadrangle, between Nottingham Square and Raymond, Rockingham Co., southeastern NH. Named from Gove School, 2 mi northeast of Raymond (Freedman, 1950).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province*


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 ([ ]).