salina period

Salina period

Sa*li"na pe"ri*od\ [So called from Salina, a town in New York.] (Geol.) The period in which the American Upper Silurian system, containing the brine-producing rocks of central New York, was formed. See the Chart of Geology.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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