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Geologic Unit: Joynes Neck

Usage:

Joynes Neck Sand (VA*)


Geologic age:

Quaternary*
Pleistocene*


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

Type section: borehole A-15, on county road 652 about 1.5 mi (2.4 km) E-SE of the town of Accomack and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) SE of the Edge Hill Cemetery, Joynes Neck area of Accomack Co., VA (Mixon, 1985).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast 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 ([ ]).