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Geologic Unit: Browns Hole

Usage:

Browns Hole Formation of Brigham Group (UT*)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic*


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

Type section: along Middle Fork of Ogden River on slopes northwest of Browns Hole, 11 km [approx. 7 mi] northeast of Huntsville, near center sec. 14, T. 7 N., R. 2 E., Browns Hole quadrangle, Weber Co., UT. Named from Browns Hole (Crittenden and others, 1971).


AAPG geologic province:

Northern Rocky Mountain region*
Wasatch uplift*


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 ([ ]).