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Geologic Unit: Nehawka

Usage:

Nehawka Limestone Member of Plattford Shale (NE)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Exposed in bed of North Branch of the Weeping Water, 2 mi north of Nehawka, Cass Co., NE. Named from town of Nehawka, Cass Co., NE (Condra and Bengtson, 1915).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline


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

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