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Geologic Unit: Stanaker

Usage:

Stanaker Formation (UT)
Stanaker Member of Ankareh Formation (UT)
Stanaker Member of Chinle Formation (UT)


Geologic age:

Triassic, Late


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

Type section: north of Vernal from sec. 7, T. 3 S., R. 22 E., northward to gorge of Brush Creek near northwest corner of sec. 32, T. 2 S., R. 22 E. and west of Vernal-Manila Highway, Uintah Co., UT. Named from Stanaker Draw, eastern Uintah Co., UT (Thomas and Krueger, 1946).


AAPG geologic province:

Uinta uplift
Uinta basin


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

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

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