Manakacha Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Manakacha Formation* of Supai Group
Pennsylvanian, Middle*
Geologic Province:
Plateau sedimentary province*
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Type section: On Apache Trail east of Supai village. Named for Manakacha Point on east side of Havasu Canyon directly above Supai village, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co, AZ (McKee, 1975).

Unit Name History:
Named as part of Supai Group (McKee, 1975). Revised (McKee, 1982).


McKee, E.H., 1975, The Supai Group; subdivision and nomenclature, IN Contributions to stratigraphy: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1395-J, p. J1-J7.

McKee, E.D. (editor), 1982, The Supai Group of Grand Canyon: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 1173, 504 p.

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