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Journal Article
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Mitchell, Simon F.; Blissett, Donovan
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Department of Geography and Geology
Article Title
Lithostratigraphy of the Late Cretaceous to? Paleocene succession in the western part of the Central Inlier of Jamaica
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Caribbean Journal of Earth Science
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
35
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19-31
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Abstract
The lithostratigraphy of the Late Cretaceous to ?Paleocene rocks in the central and western parts of the Central Inlier (Jamaica) is formally described based on detailed geological mapping of the inlier. Seven formations are recognised: Slippery Rock Formation; Thomas River Formation (new formation); Guinea Corn Formation; Green River Formation (new formation); Peckham Formation (new formation); Mahoe River Formation (new formation); and Waterworks Formation (new formation). The latter four formations comprise the Summerfield Group. Type sections for each formation are described.....
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