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Geologic Unit: Weeping Water

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Weeping Water Member of Oread Limestone of Shawnee Group (NE) discarded. Is same as Toronto Limestone Member of Oread Formation of Shawnee Group which has priority. See Toronto.)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

West side North Branch Weeping Water Valley, about 1 mi northwest of Nehawka, Cass Co., NE (Prosser, 1897).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline
Forest City basin


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

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"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 ( ).

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