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Geologic Unit: Grampian Hills

Usage:

Grampian Hills Member of Nanafalia Formation (AL*)


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Paleocene*


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

Type locality and section: in continuous roadcut along AL Highway 41 on south side of Gravel Creek Valley, 7.1 mi south of Camden on road to Monroeville, Wilcox Co. Named from exposures in Grampian Hills, southern part of Wilcox Co., AL (LaMoreaux and Toulmin, 1959).


AAPG geologic province:

Mid-Gulf Coast 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 ([ ]).