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Geologic Unit: Leter Ranch

Usage:

[/?] Leter Ranch Bed of Pyramid Lake Member of Mount Mazama Formation (NV)


Geologic age:

Quaternary
Pleistocene


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

Type section: "measured section 1" of Morrison (1964), east of Leter Ranch on south edge of Carson Sink, in sec. 15, T. 21 N., R. 30 E., Churchill Co., NV (Davis, 1978).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province


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

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