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Yumuri River Gorge (Miocene to of Cuba)

Where: Matanzas, Cuba (21.0° N, 78.0° W: paleocoordinates 21.2° N, 75.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Miocene to Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; sandstone

• Incorporate, littoral and eolian sands

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1939. A Miocene flora from the gorge of the Yumuri River, Matanzas, Cuba. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology 13:95-135 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32044: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 02.06.2003

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