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Geologic Unit: Boysen

Usage:

Boysen Formation (WY)


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian (Dresbachian to early Trempealeauan)


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

Type locality: east of Smith's Cabin, approx. 2 mi north of Boysen Dam, Fremont Co., WY (Deiss, 1938).


AAPG geologic province:

Bighorn basin
Wind River basin


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

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