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Carleton Point (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.7° N, 62.9° W: paleocoordinates 23.1° S, 38.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Easton Member (Vaureal Formation), Richmondian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• Given as English Head Zone 4; this includes beds 3 - 5 (Twenhofel did not present separate lists as in other sections).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray, argillaceous limestone and gray, blue shale

• Interbedded, brownish grey limestone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC, YPM

Primary reference: W. H. Twenhofel. 1928. Geology of Anticosti Island. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 154(2132):1-351 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 63675: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 17.08.2006, edited by Lena Cole

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