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Geologic Unit: Pensauken

Usage:

Pensauken Formation (NJ*,DE*,PA*,MD*)


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Miocene, late*
Pliocene
Quaternary
Pleistocene, early


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

Exposures at the mouth of Pensauken Creek, at Hylton's pits, northwestern Burlington Co., central NJ (Salisbury, 1894).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast 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 ([ ]).