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Geologic Unit: Shoreham

Usage:

Shoreham Limestone of Trenton Group (VT)
Shoreham Formation of Trenton Group (NY)
Shoreham Member of Glens Falls Limestone of Trenton Group (VT)
Shoreham Member of Sherman Fall Formation of Trenton Group (NY)


Subunits:

FORMATION STATUS: Rathbun Member (NY).


Geologic age:

Middle Ordovician


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

Named from exposures in Shoreham Twp., Addison Co., central western VT (Kay, 1937).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province


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

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