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Geologic Unit: Bridal Veil

Usage:

Bridal Veil Limestone of Oquirrh Group (UT-local)
Bridal Veil Limestone Member of Oquirrh Formation (UT*-local)
Recognized in the Wasatch Mountains, notably the southern part. Called Bridal Veil Falls Limestone in some reports.


Geologic age:

Early Pennsylvanian (Morrowan)*


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

Type locality: Bridal Veil Falls, on south side of Provo Canyon in sec. 34, T. 5 S., R. 3 E., about 2.75 mi southeast of southeast corner of Timpanogos Cave quadrangle, Utah Co., northern UT. Named from Bridal Veil Falls (Baker and Crittenden, 1961; Baker, 1964).


AAPG geologic province:

Wasatch uplift*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).