Angora, Morrill Co., Nebraska, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 51' 7'' North , 103° 7' 31'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||41.85194,-103.12540|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
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|Miocene - Chattian|
5.333 - 28.1 Ma
Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 28.1 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Arikaree Group
Description: Consists mainly of gray, fine, loose to compact sand that has layers of hard, fine-grained dark-gray concretions which vary from few in to 15 in and often have tabular form. Includes a large amount of volcanic ash mixed in with the sand. Contains a number of channels filled with coarse conglomerate along ridge south of North Platte River. About 500 ft thick.
Comments: Includes in decending order: Monroe Creek and Sharps FMs.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.