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Geologic Unit: Odell

Usage:

Odell Shale of Chase Group (KS*,NE*)
Odell Shale of Sumner Group (KS)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Leonardian)*


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

Exposures in ravines and highway cuts 1/8 mi south and 2.25 mi east of Odell, in southwestern Gage Co., southeastern NE. Named from town of Odell (Condra and Upp, 1931).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).