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Geologic Unit: Goodland

Usage:

Goodland Limestone of Fredericksburg Group (OK*,TX*, and LA*-subsurface)
Goodland Limestone (AR*)
Goodland Formation of Fredericksburg Group (OK,TX, and LA-subsurface)


Geologic age:

Early Cretaceous (Comanchean Provincial Epoch)*


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

Named from Goodland , Choctaw Co., OK (Hill, 1891); not present-day Goodland, 3 mi southwest of Hugo.
[Old settlement of Goodland (Good Land), on St. Louis and San Francisco RR, was probably 3 mi north of Hugo, present site of quarry, approx. Lat. 34 deg. 03 min. 00 sec. N., Long. 95 deg. 31 min. 50 sec. W., Hugo 7.5-min quadrangle (located using USGS GNIS, AcmeMapper2.0, late-1890's and early-1900's atlases available from Alabama Maps, alabamamaps.ua.edu, and David Rumsey Map Collection, davidrumsey.com).]


AAPG geologic province:

Fort Worth syncline*
South Oklahoma folded belt*
Ouachita folded belt*
Arkla basin*
Strawn 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 ([ ]).