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Geologic Unit: Lisburne

Usage:

Lisburne Group (AK*)


Subunits:

In western Brooks Range, includes (alphabetical): Kogruk Formation*, Kuna Formation*, Nasorak Formation*, Tupik Formation*, Utukok Formation* (see Sable and Dutro, 1961; Campbell, 1967; Mull and others, 1982).
In central and (or) eastern Brooks Range, includes (alphabetical): Akmalik Chert*, Alapah Limestone*, Kuna Formation*, Wachsmuth Limestone*, Wahoo Limestone* (see Bowsher and Dutro, 1957; Brosge and others, 1962; Mull and others, 1982).


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*
Mississippian, Late*
Pennsylvanian*
Permian, Early*


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

[Named from Cape Lisburne, northwestern AK. Extends almost continuously for 600 mi to Canadian boundary (Schrader, 1902).]


AAPG geologic province:

Alaska Northern region*


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 ([ ]).