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Geologic Unit: Lee Valley

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Lee Valley Group (subsurface of OH,TN) reallocated to Copper Ridge Dolomite of Knox Group, Copper Ridge dolomite (informal), Knox Dolomite, and Maynardville Limestone. See Copper Ridge, Knox, and Maynardville.)


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian


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

Type locality: northward along State Route 66, beginning about 2.4 mi north of Lee Valley Post Office, Hawkins Co., TN (Calvert, 1962).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin
Cincinnati arch


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

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"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 ([ ]).