Yellow Creek Sandstone Member of Grundy Formation of Breathitt Group (KY)
Yellow Creek Sandstone Member of Breathitt Formation (KY*)
Notable exposures in Upper Cumberland River district.
late Early Pennsylvanian (Bashkirian; Westphalian A; late Morrowan)*
Named from Yellow Creek, Bell Co., southeastern KY (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).
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