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Geologic Unit: Mallow

Usage:

Mallow Member of Foreknobs Formation (MD,PA,VA,WV)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian


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

Type section: along road beside Briery Gap Run near Judy Gap, leading from U.S. Highway 33 to Spruce Knob, Pendleton Co., east-central WV (Dennison, 1970).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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