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Geologic Unit: Escalante

Usage:
Escalante Member of Entrada Sandstone of San Rafael Group (UT)

Age:
Jurassic, Middle
Geologic Province:
Paradox basin
Areal Extent:
UT(sc)

Type Locality:
(Also noted as type area): near Escalante, in T. 35 S., R. 3 E., Garfield Co., UT. Named for rocks in vicinity of Escalante [probably Escalante Rim in T. 36 S., R. 3 and 4 E., and Pine Creek in T. 34 and 35 S., R. 2 and 3 E.], Garfield Co., UT (Thompson and Stokes, 1970).

Unit Name History:
First used (Hamilton, 1949) [From GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX); complete bibliographic citation and synopsis not given].
Mapped in thesis area (McFall, 1956) [From GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX); complete bibliographic citation and synopsis not given].
Named Escalante Member of Entrada Sandstone of San Rafael Group (Thompson and Stokes, 1970).

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