Exshaw Formation

The Exshaw Formation is a stratigraphical unit of Mississippian age in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.

It takes the name from the hamlet of Exshaw, Alberta, and was first described in outcrops on the banks of Jura Creek, north of Exshaw by P.S. Warren in 1937. The formation is of late Famennian to middle Tournaisian age, and includes the Devonian-Carboniferous limit. The strata were deposited during the Hangenberg event, an anoxic period associated with the Late Devonian extinction.

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Exshaw Formation - Relationship To Other Units
... The Exshaw Formation is unconformably overlain by the Banff Formation and unconformably underlain by the Wabamun Formation in Alberta, the Kotcho Formation in north-eastern British Columbia and ... It is equivalent to the lower and middle members of the Bakken Formation in east-southern Alberta, southern Saskatchewan, Montana and North Dakota ...

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