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Costa Oeste - Estrecho de Magallanes (Cretaceous of Chile)

Also known as Río Blanco Fm.

Where: Magallanes, Chile (53.4° S, 71.0° W: paleocoordinates 55.5° S, 61.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Río Blanco Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Uppermost layers of Río Blanco Fm. Middle to late Maastrichtian.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric

• Samples provided by A. Charrier, University of Santiago, Chile.

Primary reference: E. J. Romero. 1973. Polen Fósil de Nothofagus (Nothofagidites) del Cretácico y Paleoceno de Patagonia. Revista del Museo de la Plata (nueva serie), sección Paleontología 7(47):291-303 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 167878: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Carlos Jaramillo on 05.04.2015

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