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Geologic Unit: Raysor

Usage:

Raysor Formation (GA*,SC*)


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Pliocene*


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

Neostratotype section: near Givhans Ferry State Park on Edisto River, left bank, 1.1 km above Route 61 bridge crossing, Dorchester Co., southern SC (Blackwelder and Ward, 1975).
Original type section, Cooke (1936).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast basin*
South Georgia sedimentary province*


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 ([ ]).