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Geologic Unit: Paria River

Usage:

Paria River Member of Carmel Formation of San Rafael Group (UT*)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Middle
Bathonian, late
Callovian, early


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

Type section: east bank of Paria River, 8.0 km below Cannonville, from 1.6 km south of Cottonwood Wash road to first outcrop of the Thousand Pockets Tongue of the Navajo Formation, Kane Co., UT (Thompson and Stokes, 1970).


AAPG geologic province:

Plateau sedimentary province
Great Basin province
Paradox 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 ([ ]).