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Geologic Unit: Oglesby

Usage:

No current usage?
(†Oglesby Marble Member of Nittany Formation (VA) considered abandoned? Uncertain if used by the VA Geol. Survey. Not used by the USGS.)


Geologic age:

Early Ordovician


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

Draper Mountain area near Oglesby School, on lane leading south from Lee Highway at Pulaski-Wythe Co. line, VA (Cooper, 1939).


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 ([ ]).