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Geologic Unit: Kelley Canyon

Usage:

Kelley Canyon Formation (UT*)
Kelley Canyon Formation of Sheeprock Group (UT)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic*


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

Type section: head of Kelley Canyon, about 2.5 mi (5.5 km) east of Huntsville, in S/2 sec. 3, T. 6 N., R. 2 E., Weber Co., UT. Named from Kelley Canyon (Crittenden and others, 1971).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin 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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