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Badam (Pliocene of India)

Where: India (30.8° N, 76.8° E: paleocoordinates 29.6° N, 77.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, gray, sandy claystone

Primary reference: G.L. Badam. 1977. Fossil mammals of the Upper Siwalik and the problem of the boundary between the Neogene and the Quaternary system in India. Bulletin of the Commission for the Study of the Quaternary Period (47)37-44 [J. Hunter/D. Ehrenburg/J. Hunter] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39210: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Dina Ehrenburg on 23.05.2004, edited by Hannah O'Regan

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