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Geologic Unit: Pend Oreille

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Pend Oreille Andesite (WA) abandoned. Rocks included in Sanpoil Volcanics. See Sanpoil.)


Geologic age:

Eocene


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

Type locality: 1.5 mi north of Furport along eastern edge of Pend Oreille River valley, [Skookum Creek 7.5-min quadrangle], Pend Oreille Co., northeastern WA (Miller, 1974).
Named from its occurrence within the valley of the Pend Oreille River, Pend Oreille Co., northeastern WA (Schroeder, 1952).


AAPG geologic province:

Northern Cascade Range-Okanagan province


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

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