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North
American
Global
Chronostratigraphic
System
Series
Absolute Age
Lithostratigraphic Units
Supergroup
Group
Formation
Member
Bed
 
Hiatus
 
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Lithostratigraphic Units
Supergroup
Group
Formation
Member
bed
Lithostratigraphic Units
Supergroup
Group
Formation
Member
Bed
Carboniferous
Pennsylvanian
Mississippian
Devonian
Silurian
Ordovician
Cambrian
PreCambrian
Pennsylvanian
Pennsylvanian
Pennsylvanian
Mississippian
Mississippian
Carboniferous
Devonian
Silurian
Ordovician
Cambrian
Precambrian
Missourian
Desmoinesian
Atokan
Morrowan
Chesterian
Valmeyeran
Kinderhookian
Chautauquan
Senecan
Erian
Ulsterian
Cayugan
Niagaran
Alexandrian
Cincinnatian
Champlainian
Canadian
St. Croixian
Upper
Middle
Lower
Upper
Middle
Lower
Upper
Lower
Upper
Middle
Lower
Upper
Middle
Lower
 
318
359
416
444
488
542
 
McLeansboro Gp
Carbondale Gp
Raccoon Creek Gp
 
Buffalo Wallow Gp
Stephensport Gp
West Baden Gp
Blue River Gp
Sanders Gp
Borden Gp
Muscatatuck Gp
New Harmony Gp
Bainbridge Gp
 
 
Maquoketa Gp
 
Black River Gp
 
Ancell Gp
 
Knox Supergroup
 
Prairie du Chien Gp
 
Potsdam Supergroup
Munising Gp
 
 
Mattoon Fm
Bond Fm
Patoka Fm
Shelburn Fm
Dugger Fm
Petersburg Fm
Linton Fm
Staunton Fm
Brazil Fm
Mansfield Fm
 
Grove Church Sh
Kinkaid Ls
Degonia Fm
Clore Fm
Palestine Fm
Menard Ls
Waltersburg Fm
Vienna Ls
Tar Springs Fm
Glen Dean Ls
Hardinsburg Fm
Haney Ls
Big Clifty Fm
Beech Creek Ls
Cypress Fm
Elwren Fm
Reelsville Ls
Sample Fm
Beaver Bend Ls
Bethel Fm
Paoli Ls
Ste. Genevieve Ls
St. Louis Ls
Salem Ls
Harrodsburg Ls
Muldraugh Fm
Ramp Creek Fm
Edwardsville Fm
Spickert Knob Fm
New Providence Sh
Rockford Ls
New Albany Sh
 
 
North Vernon Ls
 
 
 
 
Jeffersonville Ls
Clear Creek Chert
 
Backbone Ls
Grassy Knob Chert
Bailey Ls
Moccasin Springs Fm
St. Clair Ls
 
Sexton Creek Ls
 
Brainard Sh
Fort Atkinson Ls
Scales Sh
Trenton Ls
 
Plattin Fm
Pecatonica Fm
 
St. Peter Ss
Joachim Dol
Dutchtown Fm
 
 
Everton Dol
 
Shakopee Dol
Oneota Dol
Potosi Dol
Eau Claire
Fm
Mount Simon Ss
 
Middle Run Fm
Merom Ss Mbr
Cohn Coal Mbr
Livingston Ls Mbr
Riverview Ls Mbr
Fairbanks Coal Mbr
St. Wendel Ss Mbr
Carthage Ls Mbr
Parker Coal Mbr
Raben Branch Coal Mbr
Dicksburg Hills Ss Mbr
Vigo Ls Mbr
Hazelton Bridge Coal Mbr
Inglefield Ss Mbr
Ditney Coal Mbr
West Franklin Ls Mbr
Pirtle Coal Mbr
Busseron Ss Mbr
Danville Coal Mbr
Universal Ls Mbr
Anvil Rock Ss Mbr
Bridge Junction Ss Mbr
Hymera Coal Mbr
Providence Ls Mbr
Herrin Coal Mbr
Bucktown Coal Mbr
Antioch Ls Mbr
Alum Cave Ls Mbr
Springfield Coal Mbr
Folsomville Mbr
Stendal Ls Mbr
Houchin Creek Coal Mbr
Survant Coal Mbr
Velpen Ls Mbr
Mecca Quarry Sh Mbr
Colchester Coal Mbr
Coxville Ss Mbr
 
 
Seelyville Coal Mbr
Silverwood Ls Mbr
Holland Ls Mbr
Perth Ls Mbr
Buffaloville Coal Mbr
Minshall Coal Mbr
Upper Block Coal Mbr
Lower Block Coal Mbr
Shady Lane Coal Mbr
Lead Creek Ls Mbr
Ferdinand Bed
Fulda Bed
Mariah Hill Coal Mbr
Blue Creek Coal Mbr
Pinnick Coal Mbr
St. Meinrad Coal Mbr
French Lick Coal Mbr
 
Goreville Ls Mbr
Cave Hill Sh Mbr
Negli Creek Ls Mbr
Mount Pleasant Ss Mbr
Walche Ls Mbr
Indian Springs Sh Mbr
Downeys Bluff Mbr
Yankeetown Mbr
Renault Mbr
Aux Vases Mbr
Joppa Mbr
Bryantsville Breccia Bed
Karnak Mbr
Fredonia Mbr
Lost River Chert Bed
Sisson Mbr
Somerset Sh Mbr
Guthrie Creek Bed
Leesville Mbr
Floyds Knob Ls Mbr
Kenwood Mbr
 
Jacobs Chapel Bed
Henryville Bed
Ellsworth Mbr
Selmier Mbr
Blocher Mbr
 
 
 
 
Vernon Fork Mbr
Tioga Bentonite Bed
Geneva Dol Mbr
Dutch Creek Ss Mbr
 
 
Schweizer Mbr
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Buffalo Wallow Gp
 
Tobinsport
Branchville Fm
Tar Springs Fm
 
Negli Creek Ls Mbr
Mount Pleasant Ss Mbr
Bristow Ss Mbr
Siberia Ls Mbr
Leopold Ls Mbr
Vienna Ls Mbr
 
Muscatatuck Gp
 
 
 
Maquoketa Gp
 
 
Rockford Ls
New Albany Sh
 
 
North Vernon Ls
 
 
 
 
Jeffersonville Ls
 
Wabash Fm
Louisville Ls
Waldron Fm
Waldron Sh
Salamonie Dol
 
Sexton Creek Ls
Brassfield Ls
 
Whitewater Fm
Dillsboro Fm
Kope Fm
Trenton
Ls
 
 
 
 
Clegg Creek Mbr
Jacobs Chapel
Henryville
Underwood
Falling Run
Camp Run Mbr
Morgan Trail Mbr
Selmier Mbr
Blocher Mbr
 
 
 
Beechwood Mbr
 
Speed Mbr
Silver Creek Mbr
 
Vernon Fork Mbr
Tioga Bentonite Bed
Pendleton Ss Bed
Geneva Dol Mbr
Dutch Creek Ss Mbr
 
Liston Creek Ls Mbr
Mississinewa Sh Mbr
Laurel Mbr
Osgood Mbr
 
Lee Creek Mbr
 
Saluda Mbr
 
 
Knox Supergroup
Prairie du Chien Gp
 
Potsdam Supergroup
Munising Gp
 
 
 
Shakopee Dol
Oneota Dol
Potosi Dol
Franconia
Fm
Davis Fm
Ironton
Ss
Galesville
Ss
Eau Claire Fm
Mount Simon Ss
 
 
 
 
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Muscatatuck Gp
 
Salina Gp
 
 
Maquoketa Gp
 
 
Coldwater Sh
 
Sunbury
Ellsworth Sh
 
 
Antrim Sh
 
 
Traverse Fm
 
Detroit River Fm
 
Wabash Fm
Pleasant Mills Fm
Salamonie Dol
Cataract Fm
 
Cataract Fm
 
Whitewater Fm
Dillsboro Fm
Kope Fm
 
Lexington Ls
 
 
 
 
Cranberry Marsh Mbr
 
 
Milan Center Dol Mbr
Tioga Bentonite Bed
 
Grover Ditch Mbr
 
 
Liston Creek Ls Mbr
Kenneth Ls Mbr
Kokomo Ls Mbr
 
Red Bridge Ls Bed
Mississinewa Sh Mbr
Undiff. in part
Louisville Mbr
Waldron Mbr
Limberlost Dol Mbr
Stroh Mbr
 
Cabot Head Mbr
Manitoulin Dol Mbr
 
Saluda Mbr
Point Pleasant Mbr
Curdsville Mbr
 


 
 
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