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Geologic Unit: Eudora

Usage:

Eudora Shale Member of Stanton Limestone of Lansing Group (IA*,KS*,MO*,NE*)
Eudora Shale Member of Stanton Formation of Lansing Group (MO)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


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

Named from good exposures east of Eudora, Douglas Co., KS (Condra, 1930).
Type section: "…[roadcut] exposure near northeast corner of sec. 4, T. 13 S., R. 21 E., 1.5 miles northeast and 2 miles east of Eudora [Douglas County], Kansas" (Thompson, 2001, citing Moore, 1936).
Type locality: west of north-south side road where it joins the east-west Highway about 2 mi east of Eudora, Douglas Co., KS (Condra, 1949) .


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline*
Cherokee 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 ([ ]).