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Geologic Unit: Meads Creek

Usage:

Meads Creek Formation of West Falls Group (NY)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian


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

Type section: tributary to Meads Creek descending steep valley 1.6 km southeast of Monterey, Bradford quadrangle, Steuben Co., NY (Rickard, 1975).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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