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Geologic Unit: Dodson

Usage:

Dodson Member of Cook Mountain Formation of Claiborne Group (LA)


Geologic age:

early Tertiary (middle Eocene)


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

Named from town of Dodson in sec. 27, T. 13 N., R. 3 W., north-central Winn Parish, central LA. This is nearest geographical name to any of the typical localities described (Huner, 1939).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkla basin


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

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