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Geologic Unit: Bear River

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Bear River Formation (AK) replaced with Hazelton Group. See Hazelton.)


Geologic age:

Jurassic(?)


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name: (See Canadian Lexicon)

Origin of name not stated by author, but probably named from Bear River, Salmon River district, British Columbia, Canada (McConnell, 1913).


AAPG geologic province:

Alaska Southeastern region


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

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

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