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Category:Schnebly Hill Formation

English: The (Permian)-Schnebly Hill Formation, red sandstone, is found in Arizona, Southwestern USA, in NE Yavapai County, and southwest Coconino County, at the northwest of the Mogollon Rim (Mogollon Plateau), at the northwest of the en:Arizona transition zone. Two canyon/valley regions contain extensive expressions, en:Sycamore Canyon, and the neighboring canyon region east, en:Oak Creek Canyon. The formation surrounds the region around en:Sedona, Arizona-(except southwards), at the south of Oak Creek Canyon. Sedona, AZ (townsite) sits upon the Hermit Shale (Hermit Formation).

The Schnebly Hill Formation was formed at the north-(northwest perimeter) of the ancient, elongated, semi-elliptical, Pedregosa Basin, which extended southeastwards from Sedona, to south of New Mexico state region (northwest Chihuahua Desert region).

Geologic associated layers/Members:

Underlies--en:Coconino Sandstone, Permian, white cliffs
Unit--Schnebly Hill Formation-Permian, red cliffs & colorful landforms
Overlies--Hermit Shale-(Hermit Formation)- Permian, an eroded slope-former


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