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Geologic Unit: Steuben

Usage:

Steuben Limestone of Trenton Group (NY)
Steuben Limestone Member of Cobourg Formation of Trenton Group (NY?,Canada)


Geologic age:

Middle Ordovician


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

Typically exposed in small quarries and along streams south of road south of Steuben Creek for a mi from its mouth. Named from creek where exposed above dam at Prospect Bridge, Oneida Co., east-central NY (Kay, 1943).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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