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Geologic Unit: Winnebago

Usage:

Winnebago Shale Member of Burlingame Formation of Wabaunsee Group (NE)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

In Missouri River bluffs, south of mouth of Winnebago Creek, north of Rulo, Richardson Co., NE. Origin of name not stated by author, but probably named from Winnebago Creek (Condra, 1935).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline
Forest City basin


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

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