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Geologic Unit: South Canyon Creek

Usage:

South Canyon Creek Dolomite Member of State Bridge Formation (CO*)
South Canyon Creek Member of State Bridge Formation (CO*)


Geologic age:

Early Permian*


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

Named from exposures in South Canyon Creek, 4.5 mi west of Glenwood Springs, in sec. 2, T. 6 S., R. 90 W., Garfield Co., CO (Bass and Northrop, 1950).


AAPG geologic province:

Eagle basin*
Green River basin*
Piceance basin*
Uinta basin*
Uinta uplift*


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 ([ ]).