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Geologic Unit: Horsethief Creek

Usage:

Horsethief Creek Group (WA,Canada)
Originally called Horsethief.


Subunits:

Unknown.


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name: (See Canadian Lexicon)

Not designated. Named from Horsethief Creek between Lat. 50 deg. 30 min to 50 deg. 50 min. N., Long 116 deg. 10 min. to 116 deg. 20 min. W., Windermere area, British Columbia, Canada (Walker, 1926).


AAPG geologic province:

Northern Cascade Range-Okanagan province


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

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