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Geologic Unit: Monroe Canyon

Usage:

Monroe Canyon Limestone of Chesterfield Range Group (ID*,UT*)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Late*


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

Type section: at approx. 6,200 ft elevation on northwest-trending spur, in NW/4 sec. 20, T. 7 S., R. 40 E., Bannock Co., ID. Named from Monroe Canyon in secs. 32 and 33, T. 7 S., R. 40 E. (Dutro and Sando, 1963).


AAPG geologic province:

Snake River basin*
Wasatch uplift*


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 ([ ]).