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Geologic Unit: Rudd Branch

Usage:

Rudd Branch beds (informal) (SC)

Informal. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.


Geologic age:

Tertiary
Miocene, middle
Miocene, late


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

Not designated. Occur near Charleston, SC (Weems and others, 1997).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast 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 ([ ]).