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Geologic Unit: Bignell

Usage:

Bignell Loess (KS*,MO*,NE*)
Bignell Formation (KS,NE)


Geologic age:

Quaternary (late Pleistocene; Wisconsinan Glacial Age)*


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

Type locality: 1.7 mi due south of Bignell, southeast of North Platte, in E/2 E/2 sec. 3, T. 12 N., R. 29 W., Lincoln Co., NE (Schultz and Stout, 1945).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin*
Chadron arch*


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 ([ ]).