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Geologic Unit: Fullerton

Usage:

Fullerton Formation (KS,NE*)


Geologic age:

Pleistocene*


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

Named from exposures in vicinity of Fullerton, Nance Co., NE (Lugn, 1934).
Substitute type section: (outcrop) 2.75 mi west of Raymond along west line of NW/4 SW/4 sec. 2, T. 11 N., R. 5 E., Lancaster Co., southeastern NE; (subsurface) depth-interval 150 to 290 feet, Ground Water Survey test hole A15-1-24aaa, 82 ft west and 9 ft south of northeast corner of sec. 24, T. 5 N., R. 1 E., Butler Co., southeastern NE (Reed and Dreeszen, 1965).


AAPG geologic province:

Salina basin*
Sedgwick basin
Central Kansas uplift


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).