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Geologic Unit: Meade

Usage:

Meade Formation (CO*?, KS)
Meade Group (KS*,OK)
Meade Gravel (OK)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical): Ballard Formation (KS*), Crooked Creek Formation (KS*,OK*).
FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical): Grand Island Member (KS), Missler Member (KS).


Geologic age:

Quaternary*
Pleistocene*


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

Named from Meade Center, Meade Co., KS (Cragin, 1896).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin*
Sedgwick basin*


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 ([ ]).