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Geologic Unit: Fargo

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Fargo Limestone (NE) is synonym of Wakarusa limestone. See Wakarusa.)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Prominent cliff in valley side near town of Fargo, Richardson Co., southeastern NE. Exposed between Weeping Water Valley and Walnut Creek, from 4 mi northwest of Fargo to near Rulo, and in spur south of Rulo, Richardson Co., southeastern NE (Condra And Bengtson, 1915).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin


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

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"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 ( ).

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