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Geologic Unit: Whitsett

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Whitsett limestone lentils [informal] (OR*) considered abandoned.)


Geologic age:

Late Cretaceous*


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

One of lentils occurs near J.H. Whitsett's, in secs. 14 and 15, T. 28 S., R. 5 W., Roseburg quadrangle, southwestern OR (Diller, 1898).


AAPG geologic province:

Western Columbia basin*


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 ([ ]).