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Stratigraphic nomenclature in reports of the U.S. Geological Survey

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Abstract

The Geologic Names Committee of the United States Geological Survey was first organized on February 17, 1899, " ... to consider all names of geologic formations or other divisions of rock classifications with a view to determining whether they comply with the rules of nomenclature adopted for the Survey publications and to recommend such action as may be advisable in any individual case to secure unity of nomenclature under the rules."

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
Stratigraphic nomenclature in reports of the U.S. Geological Survey
Year Published:
1974
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, DC
Description:
iii, 45 p.