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Geologic Unit: Whitmore Wash

Usage:

Whitmore Wash Member of Redwall Limestone (AZ*,UT*)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*
Kinderhookian*
Osagean*


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

Type section: Whitmore Wash, about 0.25 mi north of Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Named from Whitmore Wash (McKee, 1963).


AAPG geologic province:

Plateau sedimentary province*


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 ([ ]).