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Geologic Unit: Hunt Fork

Usage:

Hunt Fork Shale of Endicott Group (AK*)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian*


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

Exposures 25 mi east of Killik River, along Fire Creek, east-flowing tributary of Okokmilaga River, Lat. 68 deg. 18 min. N., Long. 153 deg. 20 min. W., central Brooks Range, AK (Chapman and others, 1964).


AAPG geologic province:

Alaska Northern region*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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