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Geologic Unit: Indian Cave

Usage:

Indian Cave Sandstone (MO*,NE*)
Indian Cave Sandstone Bed of Towle Shale Member of Onaga Shale of Admire Group (KS*)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

Notable exposures in Indian Cave, southeastern Nebraska (Condra and Reed, 1943; Moore and others, 1951).
[Indian Cave, approx. Lat. 40 deg. 14 min. 47 sec. N., Long. 95 deg. 31 min. 08 sec. W., Barada 7.5-min quadrangle, Richardson Co., southeastern NE.]


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee basin*
Forest City basin*
Nemaha anticline*


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 ([ ]).