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Geologic Unit: Pagoda

Usage:

Pagoda Limestone (MT*)


Geologic age:

Middle Cambrian*


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

Type locality: on east side of peak lying N. 20 deg. E. of top of Pagoda Mountain, in SW/4 sec. 3, T. 22 N., R. 13 W., [unsurveyed, Pagoda Mountain 7.5-min quadrangle, Flathead Co., northwestern MT]. Named from Pagoda Mountain, but is not present on the peak that forms very top of that mountain (Deiss, 1933).
Type locality (emended): Prairie Reef area, in NE/4 sec. 9, T. 21 N., R. 11 W., [Prairie Reef 7.5-min quadrangle], Lewis and Clark Co., northwestern MT (Deiss, 1938).


AAPG geologic province:

Montana folded belt*
Sweetgrass arch*


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 ([ ]).