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Geologic Unit: Long Savannah

Usage:

No current
(†Long Savannah Formation (AL,GA,TN) replaced with Pond Springs Formation of Stones River Group. See Pond Springs.)


Geologic age:

late Middle and/or early Late Ordovician (Whiterockian; Chazyan)


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

Along Mahan Gap Road, Snow Hill quadrangle, Hamilton Co., TN. Named from Long Savannah Creek just northeast of Snow Hill (Cooper, 1956).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).