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Geologic Unit: Garrison

Usage:

Garrison Shale of Oscar Group (OK)
(†Garrison Shale of Council Grove Group (KS,NE) abandoned. Rocks reallocated to several formations of Council Grove Group. See Council Grove.)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Wolfcampian)*


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

Named from exposures at Garrison, Pottawatomie Co., KS (Prosser, 1902).


AAPG geologic province:

Chautauqua platform
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 ([ ]).