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Geologic Unit: Salt Fork

Usage:

Salt Fork Formation (KS,NE)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Cedar Hills Member (NE), Flower-pot Member (NE), Minnekahta Member (NE), Ninnescah Member (NE), Stone Corral Member (NE).


Geologic age:

Permian


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

Not designated. Named from Salt Fork River, Comanche Co., KS (Cragin, 1896).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin
Sedgwick 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 ([ ]).