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Geologic Unit: Wahoo

Usage:

Wahoo Limestone of Lisburne Group (AK*)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Late*
Pennsylvanian, Early*
Pennsylvanian, Middle*


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

Type section (composite): along west fork of Echooka River, beginning at contact with Sadlerochit Formation about 3.5 mi south of Wahoo Lake [Lat. 69 deg. 01 min. N., Long. 146 deg. 57 min. W.], extending 0.5 mi along west bluff, Brooks Range, AK. Lower 68 ft in east bluff, Brooks Range, AK (Brosge and others, 1962).


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 ([ ]).