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Geologic Unit: Louviers

Usage:

Louviers Alluvium (CO*)


Geologic age:

Quaternary*
Pleistocene*
Wisconsinan, early*


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

Gravel pit on northeast edge of town of Louviers, from which unit is named, in SW/4 SE/4 sec. 33, T. 6 S., R. 68 W., Kassler quadrangle, Douglas Co., CO (Scott, 1960).


AAPG geologic province:

Denver basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).