There has been some discussion in the past about the occurrence of Lower Cretaceous sediments in the Coastal Plain Province of New Jersey. Deposits of Early Cretaceous age are well known from outcrops and the subsurface of Maryland and Delaware, but the same can not be said of the New Jersey deposits. Berry (1911), Dorf (1952) and Groot et al. (1961) have shown that the Raritan Formation is, in outcrop, of Late Cretaceous age, the basal part of this formation being Cenomanian. The Woodbridge Clay, which overlies the Farrington Sand, which in turn overlies the Raritan Fire Clay, contains not...

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