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Lee Creek, Pungo River Fm. (Miocene to of the United States)

Where: Beaufort County, North Carolina (35.4° N, 76.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.6° N, 73.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pungo River Formation, Aquitanian to Aquitanian (23.0 - 13.7 Ma)

• Age after Ward 2008.

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: salvage, surface (float),

Primary reference: J. R. Boreske, L. Goldberg, and B. Cameron. 1972. A reworked cetacean with clam borings: Miocene of North Carolina. Journal of Paleontology 46(1):130-139 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48887: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.04.2005

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