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Geologic Unit: Missler

Usage:

Missler Member of Ballard Formation of Meade Group (KS*)


Geologic age:

late Tertiary (Pliocene; Blancan NALMA)*
Due to change in Plio-Pleistocene boundary, age may now be considered all or in part Pleistocene.


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

Type locality: along tributary of Spring Creek, in secs. 6 and 7, T. 32 S., R. 28 W., Meade Co., southwestern KS. Named from town of Missler on Rock Island RR, in sec. 26, T. 31 S., R. 29 W. (Hibbard, 1949).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko 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 ([ ]).