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Sawmill Sink peat (Holocene of Bahamas)

Also known as Great Abaco Island

Where: Great Abaco Island, Bahamas (26.5° N, 77.1° W: paleocoordinates 26.5° N, 77.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sinkhole; peat

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Brian Kakuk in 2004; reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: core, surface (in situ)

Primary reference: D. W. Steadman, R. Franz, G. S. Morgan, N. A. Albury, B. Kakuk, K. Broad, S. E. Franz, K. Tinker, M. P. Pateman, T. A. Lott, D. M. Jarzen and D. L. Dilcher. 2007. Exceptionally well preserved late Quaternary plant and vertebrate fossils from a blue hole on Abaco, The Bahamas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(50):19897-19902 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144662: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 15.05.2013

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