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Geologic Unit: Aspen Range

Usage:

Aspen Range Formation (ID*-recognized locally in type area)


Geologic age:

Mississippian*


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

Type section: outcrops at North Georgetown Canyon on spur extending across S/2 NE/4 sec. 16, T. 10 N., R. 44 E., Harrington Peak 7.5-min quadrangle, Bear Lake Co., ID. Named from Aspen Range, southeast ID (Sando and others, 1981).


AAPG geologic province:

Wasatch uplift*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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