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Geologic Unit: Joshua

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Joshua Schist of Evington Group (VA) considered same as Alligator Back Formation of Lynchburg Group or Archer Creek Formation of Evington Group. See Alligator Back and Archer Creek.)


Geologic age:

Paleozoic


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

Along parts of Joshua Creek, 6.5 mi east of Lynchburg, Campbell Co., south-central VA (Brown, 1953).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province


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

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