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Geologic Unit: Perrysburg

Usage:

Perrysburg Formation (NY*,OH*,WV*,PA*)


Subunits:

Dunkirk Shale (NY*,PA*,OH*,WV*), South Wales (NY*), Canaserga Sandstone (NY*), Gowanda (NY*), Hume Shale (NY*), Caneadea (NY*), and Canisteo Shale (NY*) Members


Geologic age:

Late Devonian*


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

Exposures on Big Indian Creek in Perrysburg Twp., Cattaraugus Co., NY (Pepper and de Witt, 1951).


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 ([ ]).