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Revised age and structural interpretations of the Nuka Formation at Nuka Ridge, northwestern Alaska

Open-File Report 72-372

This report is preliminary and has not been edited or reviewed for conformity with Geological Survey standards and nomenclature
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Abstract

New collections of foraminifers and macrofossils from Nuka Ridge, the type area of the enigmatic Nuka Formation, demonstrate that the type Nuka Formation contains at least two, and probably several, thrust sheets instead of a single continuous stratigraphic sequence as originally described.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Revised age and structural interpretations of the Nuka Formation at Nuka Ridge, northwestern Alaska
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
72-372
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1972
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Office of National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska
Description:
8 leaves (2 p. per leaf) :ill., map ;27 cm.; 10 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Alaska
Other Geospatial:
Nuka Ridge