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Geologic Unit: Stump Arroyo

Usage:

Stump Arroyo Member of Crooked Creek Formation of Meade Group (KS*)


Geologic age:

late Tertiary (Pliocene; Blancan NALMA)*
Due to change in Plio-Pleistocene boundary, age may now be considered all or in part Pleistocene.


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

Type locality: in sec. 21, T. 38 S., R. 28 W., Meade Co., southwestern KS. Gravels of member form high surface rubble in sec. 10, T. 33 S., R. 29 W., along tributary of Stump Arroyo north of the Deer Park and west of the northwest corner of Deer Park. Named from tributary of Crooked Creek which flows through Meade County State Park and empties into Crooked Creek, in sec. 29, T. 33 S., R. 28 W. (Hibbard, 1949).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko 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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