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Geologic Unit: Little Natches

Usage:

Little Natches Member of Cook Mountain Formation of Claiborne Group (LA)


Geologic age:

early Tertiary (middle Eocene)


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

Type section: southwest corner of NE/4 NE/4 sec. 15, T. 9 N., R. 6 W., Winn Parish, along U.S. Highway 71, about 0.25 mi southeast of Little Natches Bayou, northwestern LA (Huner, 1939).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkla basin


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

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