Abstract

Previous interpretations of the stratigraphic position of a series of volcanic and sedimentary strata along the northern coast of Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick, are somewhat enigmatic. Recent fieldwork has indicated that the sequence is a lithostratigraphic, biostratigraphic, and most probably a chronostratigraphic equivalent to the Eastport Formation (Gedinnian) of Maine, located a few kilometres to the west. It is proposed that henceforth, the succession be termed the Eastport Formation.

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