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Geologic Unit: Kimball

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Kimball Formation of Ogallala Group (NE) or †Kimball Member of Ogallala Formation (KS) reallocated to Ash Hollow Formation of Ogallala Group (NE) and Ogallala Formation, undivided (KS). See Ash Hollow and Ogallala.)


Geologic age:

late Tertiary (Pliocene)


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

Typical exposure: at the High Plains level, about 2 mi south of Kimball, in vicinity of adjoining corners of secs. 5, 6, 7, and 8, T. 14 N., R. 55 W., Kimball Co., southwestern NE (Lugn, 1938, 1939).


AAPG geologic province:

Denver basin
Salina basin


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

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

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