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Geologic Unit: Kekiktuk

Usage:

Kekiktuk Conglomerate of Endicott Group (AK*)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*


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

Type section: exposures on mountain side west of Whistler Creek, Lat. 69 deg. 19 min. N., Long. 145 deg. 09 min. W., 3.5 mi above mouth of Whistler Creek near Lake Peters, AK. Named from stream [Kekiktuk Creek] that drains Lake Peters (Brosge and others, 1962).


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.

"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 ([ ]).