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Geologic Unit: New Scotland

Usage:

New Scotland Formation of Helderberg Group (NJ*,NY*,PA*,VA)
New Scotland Limestone of Helderberg Group (NJ,NY*,VA*,WV*)
New Scotland Limestone Member of Helderberg Formation (MD,PA*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Flatbrookville Member (NJ*,NY*,PA*), Kalkberg Limestone Member (NY,PA), Maskenozha Member (NJ*,NY*,PA*); Bald Hill Bentonite Beds A and B (PA,WV)


Geologic age:

Early Devonian*


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

Exposures at town of New Scotland, Albany Co., NY (Clarke and Schuchert, 1899).


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 ([ ]).