Admire Group (KS*,NE*,OK*, and CO*-subsurface)
Admire Formation of Vanoss Group (OK)
GROUP STATUS (alphabetical) --all in KS*,NE*,OK*: Falls City Limestone, Janesville Shale, Onaga Shale.
FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical) --all in OK: Five Point Limestone Member, Houchen Creek Limestone Member, Oaks Shale Member, Stine Shale Member.
Late Pennsylvanian (Gzhelian; Virgilian)*
Origin of name not stated by author, but probably named from Admire, Lyon Co., KS (Adams, 1903).
Forest City basin*
Las Animas arch*
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