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Geologic Unit: Saluda

Usage:

Saluda Formation (IN*,OH)
Saluda Dolomite Member of Drakes Formation (KY*)
Saluda Member of Whitewater Formation (IN)
Saluda Limestone Member of Whitewater Formation (OH)


Geologic age:

Ordovician, Late*
Cincinnatian*
Richmondian*


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

Along Saluda Creek, 6 mi south of Hanover, Jefferson Co., IN. Typical exposures are at Madison, Jefferson Co., IN (Foerste, 1902).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


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 ([ ]).