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Geologic Unit: Waltersburg

Usage:

Waltersburg Formation (IL*,IN,KY*,MO)
Waltersburg Formation of Pope Group (IL)
Waltersburg Sandstone (IL*,IN,KY)
Waltersburg Sandstone of Buffalo Wallow Group (IN-subsurface)
Waltersburg Sandstone Member of Leitchfield Fm (KY)
Waltersburg Member of Buffalo Wallow Formation (KY*)


Geologic age:

Late Mississippian (Serpukhovian; late Chesterian)*


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

Exposure in road just north of Waltersburg, Pope Co., IL (Weller, 1920).


AAPG geologic province:

Illinois basin*
Ozark uplift


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 ([ ]).