Chemung period

Chemung period
Chemung period Che*mung" pe"ri*od, (Geol.) A subdivision in the upper part of the Devonian system in America, so named from the Chemung River, along which the rocks are well developed. It includes the Portage and Chemung groups or epochs. See the Diagram under {Geology}. [1913 Webster]

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