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Geologic Unit: Olive Hill

Usage:

Olive Hill Formation of Linden Group (TN*)


Subunits:

Ross Limestone Member (TN*), Bear Branch Member (TN*), and Flat Gap Member (TN*)


Geologic age:

Early Devonian (Lochkovian to Pragian; Helderbergian Provincial Age)*


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

Exposure in bluff on Indian Creek at Olive Hill, Hardin Co., western TN (Dunbar, 1918).


AAPG geologic province:

Upper Mississippi embayment*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).