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Geologic Unit: Nolans

Usage:

Nolans Limestone of Chase Group (KS*,NE*)
[?] Nolans Limestone of Sumner Group (KS)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in KS* and NE*: Herington Member, Krider Member, Paddock Shale Member.


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Leonardian)*


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

Named from Nolans, a railway siding near Emmons, Washington Co., northwestern KS (Jewett, 1941; Moore and others, 1951).


AAPG geologic province:

Salina basin*
Nemaha anticline*
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 ([ ]).