Escalante Member of the Entrada Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Escalante Member of Entrada Sandstone of San Rafael Group (UT)
Jurassic, Middle
Geologic Province:
Paradox basin
Areal Extent:
Type Locality:
(Also noted as type area): rocks in vicinity of Escalante, Garfield Co., UT (Thompson and Stokes, 1970).
Unit Name History:
First used (Hamilton, 1949). Mapped in thesis area (McFall, 1956). Named Escalante Member of Entrada Sandstone of San Rafael Group (Thompson and Stokes, 1970).


Thompson, A.E. and Stokes, W.L., 1970, Stratigraphy of the San Rafael Group, southwest and south central Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey Bulletin, no. 87, 53 p.

Doelling, H.H., Blackett, R.E., Hamblin, A.H., Powell, J.D., and Pollock, G.L., 2000, Geology of Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument: In Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments, Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, T.C., and Anderson, P.B., editors, Utah Geological Association Publication 28., p. 189-231.

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