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Geologic Unit: Tepee Trail

Usage:

Tepee Trail Formation of Thorofare Creek Group of Absaroka Volcanic Supergroup (WY*)
Tepee Trail Formation (WY)


Subunits:

Hendry Ranch Member (WY*).


Geologic age:

early Tertiary (Eocene)*


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

Type section: just east of junction of Teepee Trail and [unamed] trail, in T. 44 N., R. 104 W., Fremont Co., WY. Named from Teepee Trail which crosses East Fork-Bear Creek divide midway between Castle Rock and Steamboat Rock and joins a trail at junction of Boulder Creek with East Fork River in T. 43 N., R. 104 W., Fremont Co., WY (Love, 1939).


AAPG geologic province:

Bighorn basin*
Wind River basin*


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

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

"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 ([ ]).