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Geologic Unit: McKenzie Canyon

Usage:

McKenzie Canyon Limestone of Tendoy Group (MT*)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*
Osagean*
Mississippian, Late*
Meramecian, early*


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

Type section: north side of Bell Canyon, in sec. 17, T. 11 S., R. 10 W., Tendoy Mountains, Kidd 7.5-min quadrangle, Beaverhead Co., MT. Named from exposures in McKenzie Canyon. (Sando and others, 1985).


AAPG geologic province:

Montana folded belt*


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 ([ ]).