U.S. Geological Survey Home AASG Logo USGS HOME CONTACT USGS SEARCH USGS
National Geologic Map Database

Geologic Unit: Maskenozha

Usage:

Maskenozha Member of New Scotland Formation of Helderberg Group (NJ*,NY*,PA*)


Geologic age:

Early Devonian*


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

Type section: about 3.5 mi northeast of Flatbrookville, NJ, in woods and along northeast side of Flatbrookville-Wallpack Center Road, 3.2 mi (road distance) from intersection with Trans-Kittatinny Road joining it from the southeast, Lake Maskenozha quadrangle. Named from Lake Maskenozha, PA, 5.5 mi to northwest (Epstein and others, 1967).
Reference section: on northeast bank of Brodhead Creek at Minisink Hills, Stroudsburg quadrangle, PA (Epstein and others, 1967).


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 ([ ]).