The West Falls Group is a geologic group in New York. It preserves fossils dating back to the Devonian period. The West Falls formation is bounded above by the Java Formation and below by the Sonyea Formation. It comprises the Angola Shale and Rhinestreet Shale Members. It was deposited during the Acadian Orogeny and is part of the Salina thrust sheet.

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  • The West Falls Group is a geologic group in New York. It preserves fossils dating back to the Devonian period. The West Falls formation is bounded above by the Java Formation and below by the Sonyea Formation. It comprises the Angola Shale and Rhinestreet Shale Members. It was deposited during the Acadian Orogeny and is part of the Salina thrust sheet. (en)
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  • West Falls Formation
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  • West Falls, New York
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  • Black Shale
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  • Mid-Atlantic
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  • Angola Shale Member, Rhinestreet Shale Member
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  • The West Falls Group is a geologic group in New York. It preserves fossils dating back to the Devonian period. The West Falls formation is bounded above by the Java Formation and below by the Sonyea Formation. It comprises the Angola Shale and Rhinestreet Shale Members. It was deposited during the Acadian Orogeny and is part of the Salina thrust sheet. (en)
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  • West Falls Group (en)
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