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Geologic Unit: Red Lick

Usage:

Red Lick Member of Foreknobs Formation (WV,MD,VA,PA)
Red Lick Member of Greenland Gap Formation (WV)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian


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

Type section: along the road beside Briery Gap Run, Pendleton Co., extending from U.S. Route 33 toward Spruce Knob, east-central WV (McGhee and Dennison, 1976).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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"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 ([ ]).