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Geologic Unit: Blakeley

Usage:

Blakeley Formation (WA)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in WA: Orchard Point Conglomerate Member, Restoration Point Member.


Geologic age:

early Tertiary (Eocene to Oligocene)


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

Type section: Restoration Point, Kitsap Co., west-central WA, opposite Seattle, at entrance to Bremerton Navy Yard. Highest strata crop out on north shores of Blakeley Harbor (Weaver, 1912; 1916; 1937).


AAPG geologic province:

Puget Sound province


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

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