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Geologic Unit: McKenzie Hill

Usage:

McKenzie Hill Formation of Arbuckle Group (OK*)
McKenzie Hill Limestone of Arbuckle Group (OK*)


Geologic age:

Early Ordovician*


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

Type section: near top of McKenzie Hill on its westem slope. Named from McKenzie Hill, a limestone hill about 7 mi northwest of Lawton and 1 mi south of Signal Mountain, near Fort Sill, in secs. 8 and 9, T. 2 N., R. 12 W., Comanche Co., central southern OK (Decker, 1939).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt*


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 ([ ]).