U.S. Geological Survey Home AASG Logo USGS HOME CONTACT USGS SEARCH USGS
National Geologic Map Database

Geologic Unit: Harrisburg

Usage:

Harrisburg Member of Kaibab Formation (AZ*,NV*,UT*)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Leonardian)*


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

Not designated. Named from occurrence in Harrisburg dome, 8 mi east of St. George, Washington Co., southwestern UT (Bassler and Reeside, 1921).
Type section: Harrisburg dome, 8 mi north of St. George, Washington Co., UT (Sorauf and Billingsley, 1991).
Reference section: from southwest corner sec. 12, T. 33 N., R. 9 W., to top of Huricane Cliffs, Whitmore Point 7.5-min quadrangle, Mohave Co., AZ (Sorauf and Billingsley, 1991).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*
Plateau sedimentary province*
Basin-and-Range province*


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 ([ ]).