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Beadnell Section (Eocene of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.6° N, 30.7° E: paleocoordinates 24.9° N, 26.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Qasr el-Sagha Formation, Priabonian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• middle Priabonian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: H. J. L. Beadnell. 1905. The topography and geology of the Fayum Province of Egypt. Survey Department of Egypt, Cairo 1-101 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 79700: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.03.2008

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