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Geologic Unit: Lynnhaven

Usage:

Lynnhaven Member of Tabb Formation (VA*)


Geologic age:

Quaternary*
Pleistocene, late*


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

Type section: exposure along Butler Farm ditch, 1.08 km west of intersection of Magruder Boulevard (State Highway A134) and Butler Farm Road, city of Hampton, VA. Named from subdivision in city of Hampton (Johnson, 1976).


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 ([ ]).