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Geologic Unit: Turupah

Usage:

Turupah Alloformation (NV)
Turupah Formation of Lahontan Valley Group (NV*)


Geologic age:

Quaternary
Holocene*


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

Northwest of Turupah Flat from NW/4 sec. 33 to SE/4 sec. 19, T. 18 N., R. 30 E., [Churchill Co., NV] (Morrison, 1964).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).