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Geologic Unit: Escalante

Usage:

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


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Middle


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

(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).


AAPG geologic province:

Paradox basin


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

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"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 ( ).

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