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Geologic Unit: Woodside

Usage:

Woodside Formation (ID*,MT*,UT*,WY*)
Woodside Siltstone (ID*,MT*)
Woodside Shale (CO,ID*,MT*,WY*)
Woodside Sandstone (ID*,MT*)
Woodside Redbeds (WY*)


Subunits:

Mackentire Tongue (UT).


Geologic age:

Triassic, Early*


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

Named from Woodside Gulch, Park City mining district, UT (Boutwell, 1907).


AAPG geologic province:

Uinta uplift*
Wasatch uplift*
Snake River basin*
Green River 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 ([ ]).