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Geologic Unit: Crisfield

Usage:

Crisfield Sandstone Member of Salt Plain Formation of Nippewalla Group (KS*)
Crisfield Sandstone Member of Salt Plain Formation of Hennessey Group (OK*)
Crisfield Sandstone Bed of Salt Plain Formation of Nippewalla Group (KS)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Cisuralian; Artinskian; Leonardian)*


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

Notable exposures in Harper and Barber Cos., southern KS (Norton, 1939; Name credited to G.L. Knight).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin*
Chautauqua platform*
Sedgwick 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 ([ ]).