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Geologic Unit: Gull River

Usage:

Gull River Limestone of Black River Group (NY)
Gull River Formation (PA)
Gull River formation (informal) (Canada)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Caradoc; Mohawkian; Turinian)


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name: (See Canadian Lexicon)

Type area: Ontario, Canada (Okulitch, 1939).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian 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 ([ ]).