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Rocks of Ordovician through Mississippian age are exposedalong roads and railroads paralleling the Lehigh River between Palmerton and Jim Thorpe in Carbon County, Pennsylvania (Fig. 1). Rocks of the Ordovician Martinsburg Formation and the Silurian Shawangunk Formation are well exposed on the eastside of Lehigh Gap along an abandoned railroad bed (Fig. 2). Anunmaintained access road along the railroad bed is reached from Pennsylvania 248 just east of the former railroad overpass or byclimbing the slope near the east end of the bridge across the Lehigh River (Fig. 2). Part of the Silurian Bloomsburg Formationis exposed along a small...

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