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Geologic Unit: Captain Creek

Usage:

Captain Creek Member of Stanton Limestone of Lansing Group (IA*,KS*,MO*,NE*)
Captain Creek Limestone Member of Stanton Formation of Lansing Group (MO)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian*


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

Captain Creek, 2 mi east of Eudora, roadcut near southeast corner sec. 3, T. 13 S., R. 21 E., Douglas Co., east-central KS (Moore, 1936; Moore and others, 1951).
Named from stream near Eudora, Douglas Co., KS (Newell, 1935; 1936).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin*


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

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"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 ([ ]).