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Geologic Unit: Cedar Hills

Usage:

Cedar Hills Sandstone of Nippewalla Group (KS*)
Cedar Hills Sandstone of El Reno Group (OK*)
Cedar Hills Member of Salt Fork Formation (NE)


Subunits:

Peace Treaty Bed (KS).


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Leonardian)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from Cedar Hills, Barber Co., KS (Cragin, 1896).
[See also 3 sections measured by Ada Swineford, 1955, in Barber Co. Available online from the Kansas Geological Survey, "Kansas by County" Data Explorer; measured sections http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/Geology/Measured/index.html (select Barber Co.; T. 31 S., R. 11 W., section 28; T. 32 S., R. 10 W., section 9; T. 32 S., R. 12 W., section 20).]


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin*
Sedgwick basin*


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For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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