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Geologic Unit: Bobcat

Usage:

Bobcat Member of Harebell Formation (WY*)


Geologic age:

Late Cretaceous*


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

Type section: measured from East Fork of Pilgrim Creek, in T. 46 N., R. 114 W., about a mile southwest of ridge west-southwest for 2.75 mi to top of point (8,800 ft elevation) overlooking North Fork, Pilgrim Creek. Named from exposures near Bobcat Ridge, Teton Co., WY (Love, 1973).


AAPG geologic province:

Yellowstone province*


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 ([ ]).