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Col Crame, Cape Lachman (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Also known as Hidden Lake

Where: Antarctica (63.8° S, 57.9° W: paleocoordinates 64.0° S, 64.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hidden Lake Formation (Gustav Group), Santonian (85.8 - 84.9 Ma)

• middle section of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; calcareous, carbonaceous sandstone

• "a developing distributary plain in the central fan of a fan delta depositional system", also called "nearshore marine"
• "calcareous sand with abundant carbonised material"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by A. López Angríman in 1988

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. E. Molnar, A. L. Angriman, and Z. Gasparini. 1996. An Antarctic Cretaceous theropod. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 39(3):669-674 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 47823: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.03.2005

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