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Geologic Unit: Stickley Run

Usage:

Stickley Run Member of Martinsburg Formation (VA*,WV*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Mohawkian)*


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

Type section: roadcut on southeast side of northbound lane of U.S. Highway 11, immediately east of Cedar Creek, about 2.5 miles southwest of Middletown, Frederick Co., and 3 miles northeast of Strasburg, Shenandoah Co., VA. Named from Stickley Run, a tributary of Cedar Creek near type section (Epstein and others, 1995).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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 ([ ]).