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Geologic Unit: Tiglukpuk

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Tiglukpuk Formation (AK) abandoned.)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Late


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

Type section: along cutbanks on east side of Tiglukpuk Creek, a tributary of the Siksikpuk River, between Lat. 68 deg. 22 min. N. and 68 deg. 22 min. 30 sec. N., Long. 151 deg. [50 min.? or 54 min? W.], northern AK (Patton, 1956).


AAPG geologic province:

Alaska Northern region


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 ([ ]).