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Geologic Unit: Ithaca

Usage:

Ithaca Member of Genesee Formation (NY*)
Ithaca Formation of Genesee Group (NY)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian*


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

Reference section: Coy Glen, 2 mi southwest of center of Ithaca, Tompkins Co., west-central NY (de Witt and Colton, 1959).
Named from occurrence at Ithaca (Hall, 1839).


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 ([ ]).