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Geologic Unit: Trailer

Usage:

Trailer Limestone (UT*)


Geologic age:

Middle Cambrian*


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

Type section: along narrow ridge 0.6 mi north of Trailer Wash, southeast Dugway Range, in T. 11 S., R. 22 W., Juab Co., UT. Named from Trailer Wash (Staatz and Carr, 1964).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*


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 ([ ]).