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Geologic Unit: Kinter

Usage:

Kinter Formation (AZ*,CA*)


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Oligocene, late(?)*
Miocene, early*


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

Type section: directly south of Wellton-Mohawk Canal, 1.7 km east to 1.3 km south of McPhaul Bridge, and about 11.2 km southeast of Laguna Dam, in secs. 3, 9, 10, and 11, T. 8 S., R. 21 W., Gila and Salt River Meridian, Yuma Co., AZ (Olmsted and others, 1973).


AAPG geologic province:

Basin-and-Range province*


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 ([ ]).