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Geologic Unit: Warren Point

Usage:

Warren Point Sandstone of Gizzard Group (TN*)
Warren Point Sandstone of Breathitt Group (KY*)


Geologic age:

Early Pennsylvanian (Bashkirian; late Namurian to Westphalian A; early Morrowan)*


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

Type locality: Warren Point [local name] where this sandstone forms a prominent bluff 65 ft thick, located 0.5 mi north of Monteagle, [Sewanee quadrangle (scale 1:125,000)], Grundy Co., southeastern TN (Nelson, 1925; Wilson and others, 1956).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).