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East Turkana - Area 250 - Lokochot (Pliocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 249, Area 250 - Lokochot,

Where: Kenya (3.7° N, 36.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.5° N, 36.0° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Lokochot Member (Koobi Fora Formation), Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Lokochot and Tulu Bor tuffs radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: wet_floodplain ETE event: ., ETE env comment: braided stream deposit
• ETE rock type adj: med-coarse, ETE lithology comments: dark yellow grey sublitharenite

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 291, 290, ; ETE museum list: NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA

Primary reference: J. M. Harris. 1983. Koobi Fora Research Project The Fossil Ungulates: Proboscidea, Perissodactyla, Suidae. Clarendon Press, Oxford, United Kingdom 2 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/V. Egerton] more details

PaleoDB collection 21436: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 31.12.1992, edited by Mark Uhen

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