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Geologic Unit: Katalla

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Katalla Formation (AK*) replaced with Poul Creek Formation. See Poul Creek.)


Geologic age:

Tertiary (late Eocene to early Miocene)*


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

Typically exposed in region northeast of Katalla, [Katalla district, Controller Bay region, southeastern Alaska], along banks of Katalla River, in range of hills to southeast, whence it extends eastward, occupying whole of peninsula between Bering Lake and Controller Bay and cropping out in most of hills south and east of Bering River (Martin, 1905).


AAPG geologic province:

Alaska Southern 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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