Drip Tank Member of Straight Cliffs Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Drip Tank Member of Straight Cliffs Formation (UT*)
Cretaceous, Late*
Campanian, early*
Geologic Province:
Plateau sedimentary province*
Areal Extent:
Type Locality:
Type section: east side of small tributary canyon on north side of Drip Tank Canyon, tributary to Last Chance Creek, NE/4 NE/4 sec. 24, T. 40 S., R. 3 E., Kane Co., UT (Peterson, 1969).
Unit Name History:
Named as upper member (of 4 named members) of Straight Cliffs Formation (Peterson, 1969).


Peterson, Fred, 1969, Four new members of the Upper Cretaceous Straight Cliffs Formation in the southeastern Kaiparowits region, Kane County, Utah, IN Contributions to stratigraphy, 1968: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1274-J, p. J1-J28

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