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Geologic Unit: Tick Canyon

Usage:

Tick Canyon Formation (CA)


Geologic age:

Tertiary
Miocene, early
or
Miocene, middle


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

Type section: Locality 201 [near head of Vasquez Canyon], Mint Canyon 7.5-min quadrangle, Los Angeles Co., CA (Jahns, 1940).


AAPG geologic province:

Los Angeles basin


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

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