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TitleUpper Cretaceous and Paleocene age strata of Ravenscrag Butte in the Cypress Hills of southern Saskatchewan
DescriptionView northeast across Frenchman River of Upper Cretaceous and Paleocene age strata of the Bearpaw, Whitemud, Battle, Frenchman, and Ravenscrag Formations in the Cypress Hills of southern Saskatchewan. Foreground strata on other side of (tree lined) creek represent a slumped section. Note the bright white zone is the Whitemud Formation. View includes type area of Frenchman and Ravenscrag Formations.
ChronostratigraphyUpper Cretaceous, Paleocene
LithostratigraphyBearpaw, Whitemud, Battle, Frenchman and Ravenscrag Formations
Geologic provinceNorthwestern Williston Basin
LocationCanada ▹ Saskatchewan. Near Eastend. T. 6, R. 23, W. 3rd p.m.
PhotographerJoseph Hartman. 2001-07-10.
CollectionJoseph Hartman C08410.
Key wordsUpper Cretaceous, Paleocene, Bearpaw Formation, Whitemud Formation, Battle Formation, Frenchman Formation, Ravenscrag Formation, Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan
Tech details459 KB. Vista. Fujicolor 100; TIFF format.
GeoDIL number1121