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Geologic Unit: Twin Knobs

Usage:

Twin Knobs Formation (ID*,UT*)


Subunits:

Naomi Peak Tongue (ID*,UT*).


Geologic age:

early Middle Cambrian*


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

Type area: from crest to east slope of Portneuf Range, from sec. 1, T. 10 S., R. 38 E., to sec. 29, T. 10 S., R. 39 E., Bannock Co., ID (Oriel and others, 1971).


AAPG geologic province:

Snake River basin*


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

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

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Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).