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Geologic Unit: Stony Hollow

Usage:

Stony Hollow Member of Marcellus Formation (NY*)
Stony Hollow Member of Marcellus Shale (PA*)


Geologic age:

Middle Devonian*


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

Type section: at bend of NY Highway 28, and along railroad opposite bend at entrance to valley leading up to settlement of Stony Hollow, 1.75 to 2 mi northwest of bridge over Esopus Creek on west side of Kingston, Ulster Co., [NY]. Also present along U.S. Highway 209, near Echo Lake, Monroe Co., PA (Cooper, 1941).
[See also G.A. Cooper, IN Goldring, Winifred, 1943, New York State Mus. Bull., no. 332, p. 247-248. Available online from the New York State Library Digital Collections: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/index.html (Type "332" in search field).]


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 ([ ]).