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Gulf of San Jorge, Patagonian Formation (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Argentina (46.2° S, 67.6° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° S, 61.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Patagonian Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• JA: originally entered by Uhen as terrestrial for no clear reason; marine based on faunal contents

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. G. Simpson. 1946. Fossil Penguins. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 87(1):1-100 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74645: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.08.2007

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