Unit Name: Glens Falls Limestone
Unit Type: Lithostratigraphic
Rank: Formation
Status: Formal
Usage: Currently in use
Age Interval: Middle Ordovician (471.8 - 460.9 ma)
Province/Territory: Quebec; New York; Vermont

Originator: Kay, G.M., 1958, Am. J. Sci. 256:2, p. 73, 87.

Type Locality:
Type Locality: Glens Falls, Warren Co., NY (Ruedemann, 1912).

This unit is a formation of the Trenton Group. GeoLex entry: http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Geolex/NewUnits/unit_1820.html

Other Citations:
Kay, G.M., 1945, Bull. GSA 56:12, pt. 2, p. 1172 [limestone]; Kay, G.M., 1958, Am. J. Sci. 256:2, p. 73, 87 [limestone].

Source: GSC file of geological names; T.E. Bolton and J. Dougherty (compiler)
Contributor: A.A. Coyne
Entry Reviewed: No
Name Set: Lithostratigraphic Lexicon
LastChange: 27 Mar 2007