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Geologic Unit: Savage Dam

Usage:

Savage Dam Member of Greenbrier Formation (MD,PA,WV)


Geologic age:

Middle Mississippian (Visean; early Chesterian)


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

Composite section 5 mi west of Westernport, along spillway at Savage River Dam and along railroad tracks and road opposite spillway (Lat. 39 deg. 30 min. 30 sec., Long. 79 deg. 07 min. 00 sec.), Garrett Co., MD (Brezinski, 1989).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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