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Clark Quarry (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Glynn County, Georgia (31.2° N, 81.5° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 81.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• 14C date of 12,350 +/- 70 YBP on Bison latifrons bone

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

• "swamp, sluggish stream, or a pond"
• none given

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by A. J. Mead

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, sieve,

• "microfossils have recently been discovered by screen washing"

•material is in the Georgia College and State University Vertebrate Paleontology Collection

Primary reference: D. Parmley, J. Clark, and A. J. Mead. 2007. Amphiuma (Caudata: Amphiumidae) from the Pleistocene Clark Quarry local fauna of coastal Georgia. Georgia Journal of Science 65(2):76-81 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75066: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.09.2007

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