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Geologic Unit: Horn Point

Usage:

Horn Point Limestone (UT)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian, Middle


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

Type section (Honaker Trail section): San Juan Canyon, in SW/4 sec. 29, NW/4 sec. 32, T. 41 S., R. 18 E., San Juan Co., southeastern UT (Pray and Wray, 1963).
Forms top of point known as The Horn, which overlooks the canyon (Miser, 1924).


AAPG geologic province:

Paradox basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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