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Geologic Unit: Glen Park

Usage:

Glen Park Limestone of Sulphur Springs Group (MO*)
Glen Park Member of New Albany Shale of Knobs Group (IL)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian*; locally earliest Mississippian (earliest Kinderhookian)


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

Type section (Sulphur Springs Group): south of Glen Park, in old quarry face along river bluff above Missouri Pacific RR, in southeast corner of SE/4 NE/4 sec. 5, T. 41 N., R. 6 E., Jefferson Co., central eastern MO (Mehl, 1960; see Thompson, 2001).
Named from exposures at Glen Park Station, Jefferson Co., central eastern MO (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Illinois basin
Ozark uplift*


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 ([ ]).