Catskill period
Catskill period Cats"kill pe`ri*od (Geol.) The closing subdivision of the Devonian age in America. The rocks of this period are well developed in the Catskill mountains, and extend south and west under the Carboniferous formation. See the Diagram under {Geology}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Catskill Formation — The Devonian Catskill Formation (Dck) is the name given to a thick bedrock unit found in Pennsylvania and New York. It is at the top of the sedimentary rock sequence deposited in the Catskill Delta, known as the Catskill Clastic Wedge, which is a …   Wikipedia

  • Catskill Delta — ▪ geological region, United States       structure that was deposited in the northeastern United States during the Middle and Late Devonian Period (the Devonian Period began about 416 million years ago and lasted about 57 million years); it is… …   Universalium

  • Devonian Period — Interval of geologic time from 417 to 354 million years ago; it was the fourth period of the Paleozoic Era. During the Devonian, a giant continent was situated in the Southern Hemisphere (see Gondwana), and other landmasses were located in the… …   Universalium

  • USS Catskill (1862) — was a monitor that served the U.S. Navy during the American Civil War in the Union blockade of the Confederate States of America. She continued to serve the Navy after the war’s end until decommissioned in 1898 after the completion of the Spanish …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Catskill Mountains — Natural History Early geologic history The Catskills began existence as a river delta 350 million years ago. Streams flowing off the then mighty Taconic Mountains deposited sediment where the river met a sea (now the Allegheny Plateau. Eventually …   Wikipedia

  • Kaaterskill Falls — Infobox Waterfall name = Kaaterskill Falls caption = Kaaterskill Falls from below location = Catskill Mountains, New York, USA type = height = 260 feet (79 m) height longest = 180 feet (60 m) number drops = 2 average flow = world rank =… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcellus Formation — Stratigraphic range: Middle Devonian …   Wikipedia

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