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Geologic Unit: Pololu

Usage:

Pololu Volcanics (HI*)


Geologic age:

Quaternary
Pleistocene*


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

Type section: northwest wall of Pololu Valley, 5 mi southeast of Hawi [Lat. 20 deg. 12 min. 25 sec. N., Long. 155 deg. 44 min. 01 sec. W., Honokane 7.5-min quadrangle], Kohala Mountain, Island of Hawaii (Stearns and Macdonald, 1946).


AAPG geologic province:

Hawaii


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 ([ ]).