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Geologic Unit: Lansing

Usage:

Lansing Group (IA*,KS*,MO*,NE*,OK, and CO*-subsurface)


Subunits:

(ascending): Plattsburg Limestone (IA,KS*,MO*,NE*) or Plattsburg Formation (MO), Vilas Shale (IA,KS*,MO*,NE*) or Vilas Formation (KS,MO), Stanton Limestone (IA*,KS*,MO*,NE*) or Stanton Formation (KS).


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


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

Lansing, Leavenworth Co., KS (Hinds, 1912).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin*
Anadarko basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).