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Geologic Unit: Burr

Usage:

Burr Member of Grenola Limestone of Council Grove Group (KS*,NE*,OK*)
Burr Limestone of Vanoss Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Wolfcampian)*


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

Type locality: bluffs and ravines west of South Fork of the Little Nemaha River, in sec. 20, at point 0.25 mi west of north-south road, 2.5 mi northwest of Burr, Otoe Co., NE. Named from town of Burr, Otoe Co., NE (Condra and Busby, 1933).


AAPG geologic province:

Chautauqua platform*
Cherokee basin*
Forest City basin*
Nemaha anticline*
Salina basin*


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 ([ ]).