U.S. Geological Survey Home AASG Logo USGS HOME CONTACT USGS SEARCH USGS
National Geologic Map Database

Geologic Unit: Preston

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Preston Limestone of Wabaunsee Group (NE) replaced with Elmont limestone, Harveyville shale, and Reading limestone. See Elmont, Harveyville, and Reading.)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Near level of railroad at the bridge west of Preston, Richardson Co., NE (Condra and Bengtson, 1915).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).