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Geologic Unit: Bumpnose

Usage:

Bumpnose Limestone of Vicksburg Group (AL,FL)
Bumpnose Formation (AL*,FL*)


Geologic age:

Oligocene*


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

Type locality: quarry near center W/2 sec. 23, T. 5 N., R. 11 W., Jackson Co., northwestern FL. Named from exposures along and near Bumpnose Road, north and west of Marianna, Jackson Co., northwestern FL (Moore, 1955).


AAPG geologic province:

Mid-Gulf Coast basin*
South Georgia sedimentary province*


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 ([ ]).