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Collins Glacier Flora, King George Island (Eocene of Antarctica)

Where: King George Island, Antarctica (62.2° S, 59.1° W: paleocoordinates 61.7° S, 63.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Fildes Formation, Eocene (55.8 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized, replaced with silica

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: I. Poole, R. J. Hunt, and D. J. Cantrill. 2001. A fossil wood flora from King George Island: ecological implications for an Antarctic Eocene vegetation. Annals of Botany 88(1):33-54 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34314: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 26.08.2003

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