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Geologic Unit: Rabbit Hill

Usage:

Rabbit Hill Limestone (NV*)


Geologic age:

Early Devonian*


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

Type section: Rabbit Hill, in SW/4 sec. 2 (proj.), T. 15 N., R. 49 E., Copenhagen Canyon, Monitor Range, Horse Heaven Mountain 15-min quadrangle, Eureka Co., east-central NV. Named from Rabbit Hill [see C.W. Merriam, 1963, USGS Prof. Paper 423, p. 42].


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).