|Name||Iron Springs Formation of Cedar City Area (Wahweap Ss and Straight Cliffs Fm)|
|Geologic age||Late Cretaceous|
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Wahweap Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed)Straight Cliff Formation
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)Straight Creek Formation
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)Straight Cliff Formation
|Comments||Straingh Cliffs-to west fluvial, marine intertongues to east; Wahweap deposited from north- northeast flowing river and uppermost ss deposited by east- southeast-flowing river Pollock and Lwaton (1999)|
Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Dyman, T.S., Cobban, W.A., Davis, L.E., Eves, R.L., Pollock, G.L., Obradovich, J. D., Titus, A.L.,Takahashi, K.I., Hester, T.C., and Cantu, D, 2002, Upper Cretaceous marine and brackish water strata at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah in Lund, W.R., ed., Field guide to geologic excursions in southwestern Utah and adjacent areas of Arizona and Nevada: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-172, pp.171-198.
Pollock, S.L., and Lawton, T.F., 1999, Transverse and axial river systems of the Wahweap Formation, Cordilleran foreland basin, southern Utah [abs.]: American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1999 Annual Meeting Extended Abstracts, v. 1999, p. A111.
|Counties||Garfield - Iron - Kane - Washington|