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Geologic Unit: Row Park

Usage:

Row Park Limestone of St. Paul Group (MD*,PA*,WV*)
Row Park Formation of St. Paul Group (PA*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in PA: Browns Mills Member, Social Island Member.


Geologic age:

late Middle Ordovician (late Whiterockian; early Chazyan)*


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

Type section: In pastures 0.2 mi northwest of Row Park, Washington Co., northwest MD (Neuman, 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 ([ ]).