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Geologic Unit: Lingos

Usage:

Lingos Formation of Paducah Group (TX-recognized locally in western and northern Rolling Plains)
Lingos Formation (TX)


Geologic age:

Quaternary
Pleistocene, late
Rancholabrean


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

Type section (composite): several sections along gully which extends 1.1 km north from Los Lingos Creek on east boundary of D.L. Smith Farm, Quitaque, Briscoe Co., TX. Named from Los Lingos Creek (Caran and Baumgardner, 1990).
Type area: deep gully on east boundary of D.L. Smith farm, Quitaque, Briscoe Co., TX (Caran and Baumgardner, 1990).


AAPG geologic province:

Palo Duro basin
Permian basin


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

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