Cliff limestone

Cliff limestone
Cliff limestone Cliff" lime"stone` (Geol.) A series of limestone strata found in Ohio and farther west, presenting bluffs along the rivers and valleys, formerly supposed to be of one formation, but now known to be partly Silurian and partly Devonian. [1913 Webster]

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