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Geologic Unit: Wood

Usage:

Wood Shale Tongue of Ankareh Formation (ID*,WY*)


Geologic age:

Triassic, Late*


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

Type locality: on Wood Creek, in T. 3 S., R. 38 E., less than 2 mi west of Paradise Valley quadrangle, Fort Hall Indian Reservation, Bingham Co., southeastern ID (Mansfield, 1916, 1952).


AAPG geologic province:

Snake River basin*
Wasatch uplift*


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 ([ ]).