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Geologic Unit: Windsor

Usage:

Windsor Formation (VA*)


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Pliocene, late*
Quaternary*
Pleistocene, early*


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

Type section: core boring W-1211 on farm road 90 m northwest of State Road 634, 0.6 km northeast of U.S. Highway 460, near Kings Fork, Nansemond Co., southeastern VA. Named from town of Windsor, Isle of Wight Co. (Coch, 1968).


AAPG geologic province:

Atlantic Coast 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 ([ ]).