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Geologic Unit: Seymour

Usage:

Seymour Formation (TX*)
Seymour Formation of Paducah Group (TX-recognized locally in eastern and southern Rolling Plains)


Geologic age:

Pleistocene*


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

Type locality: between Brazos and Wichita Rivers in Baylor and Knox Cos., central northern TX (Willis and Knowles, 1953).
Named from town of Seymour, Baylor Co., central northern TX (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Bend arch*
Palo Duro basin*
Permian 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 ([ ]).