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Geologic Unit: Myatt

Usage:

Myatt Lentil of Verda Member of Yazoo Clay of Jackson Group (LA)


Geologic age:

early Tertiary (late Eocene)


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

Notable exposures at Myatt (Wyant) Landing on west bank of Ouachita River in northeast corner SW/4 NE/4 sec. 4, T. 11 N., R. 4 E., Caldwell Parish, central LA (Huner, 1939).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkla basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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