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Geologic Unit: Walden

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Walden Sandstone (AL,GA,TN) reallocated to Rockcastle Conglomerate, Vandever Formation, Newton Sandstone, and Whitwell Shale of Crab Orchard Mountains Group in TN. No reassignment to other strata in AL and GA known at this time. See Rockcastle, Vandever, Newton, Whitwell, and Crab Orchard Mountains.)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Exposures on Walden Ridge, Chattanooga, Pikeville, and Kingston quadrangles, southeastern TN (Hayes, 1892).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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