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Geologic Unit: Lincoln

Usage:

Lincoln Limestone Member of Greenhorn Limestone (CO*,KS*,NM*,OK*,WY*)
Lincoln Limestone Member of Greenhorn Formation (NM*,OK)


Geologic age:

early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian)*


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

Named from Lincoln, Lincoln Co., KS (Logan, 1897).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin*
Central Kansas uplift*
Denver basin*
Las Vegas-Raton basin*
Salina basin*


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 ([ ]).