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Geologic Unit: Liscom Creek

Usage:

Liscom Creek Member of Fall River Formation of Inyan Kara Group (MT,SD,WY)


Geologic age:

Early Cretaceous


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

Type section (subsurface): depth-interval 5,612 to 5,708 ft, Carter Oil Company No. 1 Liscom Creek [well], in center SW/4 SW/4 sec. 15, T. 1 N., R. 45 E., Custer Co.[?] or Missoula Co.[?], MT. Named from well (Bolyard and McGregor, 1966).
[Discrepancy in GNU records (USGS DDS-6) concerning county. --unresolved.]


AAPG geologic province:

Williston basin
Powder River basin


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

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