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Cragin Quarry Locality 1 (Pleistocene of the United States)

Also known as Big Springs Loc. 1; KU Locality 6; USGS 21274

Where: Meade County, Kansas (37.2° N, 100.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 100.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: upper Member (Kingsdown Formation), Irvingtonian (1.8 - 0.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: C. W. Hibbard and D. W. Taylor. 1960. Two Late Pleistocene Faunas from Southwestern Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 16(1):1-223 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot] more details

PaleoDB collection 20295: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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