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Geologic Unit: Dibekulewe

Usage:

/Dibekulewe Bed (NV)


Geologic age:

Pleistocene


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

Type section: roadcut on west side of South Curry Street, Stewart, south of Carson City, in center N/2 SW/4 NW/4 sec. 20, T. 15 N., R. 20 E., Carson City 7.5-min quadrangle, Lyon Co., NV. Dibekulewe is the Washoe Indian name for the cove in the hills to the west, where the Carson City "C" is painted (Davis, 1978).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province


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