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Coso Mountains (USGS M1430) (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Inyo County, California (36.1° N, 117.9° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 116.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Coso Formation, Late/Upper Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• said to be late Hemphillian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: R. M. Hunt, Jr. 1998. Ursidae. In C. M. Janis, K. M. Scott, and L. L. Jacobs (eds.), Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America 1:174-195 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen] more details

PaleoDB collection 19306: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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