Elephant Canyon Formation
The Elephant Canyon Formation is the basal Permian geologic formation of the Cutler Group overlying an unconformity on the Pennsylvanian Honaker Trail Formation in the Paradox Basin of southern Utah.
|Elephant Canyon Formation|
Stratigraphic range: Permian
|Unit of||Cutler Group|
|Underlies||Cedar Mesa Sandstone|
|Overlies||Unconformity on the Pennsylvanian Honaker Trail Formation |
|Other||Limestone, siltstone, shale|
|Region||Utah: Paradox basin|
|Named for||Type section: Elephant Canyon, secs. 4 and 9, T. 30 S., R. 19 E., San Juan County, Utah|
|Named by||Baars, D. L., 1962|
- Various Contributors to the Paleobiology Database. "Fossilworks: Gateway to the Paleobiology Database". Archived from the original on 31 July 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014.
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