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Geologic Unit: Kisinger

Usage:

Kisinger Sandstone [unranked] in Canyon Group (TX-recognized locally in Young Co.)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

Type locality: outcrops along Brazos River, between Herron Bend and Long Bend, southeastern Young Co., northern central TX, [in vicinity of Lat. 32 deg. 59 min. 30 sec. N., Long. 98 deg. 30 min. 30 sec. W.] (Shelton, 1973).


AAPG geologic province:

Bend arch


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

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