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Geologic Unit: Easly Creek

Usage:

Easly Creek Shale of Council Grove Group (KS*,NE*)
Easly Creek Shale of Oscar Group (OK)
Easly Creek Shale (OK)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Wolfcampian)*


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

Named from outcrops on Easly Creek, Richardson Co., southeastern NE (Condra, 1927).
Type locality: on Easly Creek, in NE/4 sec. 35, T. 1 N., R. 13 E., about 10 mi south and 1.25 mi east of Humboldt, Richardson Co., southeastern NE (Condra and Upp, 1931).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin*
Nemaha anticline*


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 ([ ]).