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Geologic Unit: Otterville

Usage:

Otterville Limestone Member of Golf Course Formation of Dornick Hills Group (OK*)


Geologic age:

Early Pennsylvanian (Morrowan)*


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

Type locality for Otterville (redefined): Girty and Roundy's (1923, p. 343) Station 4062, 250 ft southwest of northeast corner sec. 6, T. 6 S., R. 2 E., Love Co., OK, together with adjacent exposure 650 ft south of that corner in draw at east side of road in sec. 5 (Tomlinson and McBee, 1959).
Type locality: in sec. 3, T. 3 S., R. 1 W., near site of abandoned hamlet of Otterville, Carter Co., south-central OK, S. Oklahoma folded belt province. Named from Otterville, Carter Co., OK (Goldston, 1922).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt*


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

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"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 ([ ]).