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Lang. E Quarry-PPM bed 3as (Pliocene of South Africa)

Also known as ETE Locality 1045, "E Quarry, PPM bed 3aS",

Where: South Africa (33.0° S, 18.2° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° S, 17.7° E)

When: PPM Member (Varswater Formation), Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: Dating by correlation of flora with/radiomet dated sites. bed aS: ETE age Pliocene; age after Hendey 1981

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: channel ETE event: ., ETE env comment: river channel and bank seds
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: quartz sand grading up into phosphatic sand

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 632, ; ETE museum list: MNHN: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

Primary reference: G. G. Simpson. 1979. A new genus of late Tertiary penguin from Langebaanweg, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 78(1):1-9 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 22222: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 04.06.1999, edited by John Damuth and Hannah O'Regan

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