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Geologic Unit: Little Chief Canyon

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Little Chief Canyon Member of Lodgepole Limestone (MT) replaced with Bakken Formation in Little Chief Canyon, MT, and Cottonwood Canyon Member of Lodgepole Limestone in Logan area, MT. See Bakken and Cottonwood Canyon.)


Geologic age:

Early Mississippian (Kinderhookian)


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

Little Chief Canyon of Lodgepole Creek, in N/2 sec. 27, T. 26 N., R. 25 E., Blaine Co., MT (Knechtel and others, 1954).


AAPG geologic province:

Montana folded belt
Central Montana uplift
Williston basin


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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