Moody Canyon Member of Moenkopi Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Moody Canyon Member of Moenkopi Formation (UT)
Triassic, Early
Triassic, Middle(?)
Geologic Province:
Paradox basin
Areal Extent:
Type Locality:
Type section: Moody Canyon, along southwest side of Circle Cliffs, about 1 mi north of where Moody Creek enters the canyon, T. 34 S., R. 7 E., Garfield Co., UT (Blakey, 1974).
Unit Name History:
Named as upper member of Moenkopi Formation; formerly called upper slope-forming and cliff-forming members (Blakey, 1974).

Blakey, R.C., 1974, Stratigraphic and depositional analysis of
the Moenkopi Formation, southeastern Utah: Utah Geological
and Mineral Survey Bulletin, no. 104, 81 p.

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