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Corkscrew Hill (Pliocene of Mexico)

Also known as B.C.S. 2 or Loma del Tirabuzón

Where: Baja, Mexico (27.4° N, 112.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.2° N, 111.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tirabuzon Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• From the text: Reported as Gloria Formation. Based on sharks, middle Pliocene in age

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: unlithified, silty siltstone and unlithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. P. Applegate. 1978. Phyletic studies; part 1, Tiger sharks. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas 2(1):55-64 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

PaleoDB collection 154117: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.01.2014

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