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Geologic Unit: Kuskulana Pass

Usage:

Kuskulana Pass Formation (AK*)


Geologic age:

Early Cretaceous*


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

Type section: exposures in upper drainage basin of Trail and Slatka Creeks near Kuskulana Pass, extending south from NE/4 SE/4 sec. 32, T. 3 S., R. 10 E., to NE/4 SW/4 NW/4 sec. 5, T. 4 S., R. 10 E., McCarthy C-8 quadrangle (scale 1:63,360), Wrangell Mountains, AK (MacKevett and others, 1978).


AAPG geologic province:

Alaska Southern 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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