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Geologic Unit: Ramseyburg

Usage:

Ramseyburg Member of Martinsburg Formation (NJ*,NY*,PA*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Cincinnatian; Edenian to Maysvillian)*


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

Named from representative outcrops along U.S. Highway 46 and Erie-Lackawanna RR near Ramseyburg, Portland quadrangle, Warren Co., NJ. Well exposed between Slateford, PA, and Delaware Water Gap and along Bushkill and Little Bushkill Creeks in Northampton Co., PA (Drake and Epstein, 1967).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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 ([ ]).