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Geologic Unit: Konnarock

Usage:

Konnarock Formation (VA*)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic*


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

Along Whitetop Laurel Creek and adjacent roadcuts and railroad [now abandoned] cuts, from northwest of termination of County Road 728 at Creek Junction [Lat. 36 deg. 39.08 min. N., Long. 81 deg. 40.81 min. W.] and Konnarock, Konnarock 7.5-min quadrangle, Washington Co., southwestern VA (Rankin, 1993).


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 ([ ]).