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Geologic Unit: Beaverhill Lake

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Beaverhill Lake Group (ND-subsurface) not used in the U.S. See Dawson Bay and Souris River.)


Geologic age:

Middle to Late Devonian (Givetian to Frasnian)


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

["Type section"] (subsurface): depth-interval 4,325 to 5,047 ft, Anglo-Canadian Beaverhill Lake No. 2 well, LSD 11-11-50-17 West of 4th Meridian (W4M), Alberta, Canada. Named from town of Beaverhill Lake, 11 km to the northwest. [From CSPG Yukon Territory and District of Mackenzie Lexicon]


AAPG geologic province:

Williston basin


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

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

"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 ([ ]).