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Roswell Pit (Pliocene of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Ely

Where: United Kingdom (51.5° N, 3.2° W: paleocoordinates 51.6° N, 3.7° W)

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Boulder-clay, Kimmeridge or Oxford Clay

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: H. Seeley. 1865. On the fossil neck-bones of a whale (Paleocetus sedgwicki) from the neighbourhood of Ely. Geological Magazine 2:54-57 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47464: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.02.2005

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