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Clark's Cave (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Bath County, Virginia (38.1° N, 79.7° W: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 79.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave; unlithified breccia

• organic material between talus blocks

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite, original phosphate, original chitin, bone collector

Collection methods: bulk, surface (in situ), mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: J. E. Guilday, P. W. Parmalee, and H. W. Hamilton. 1977. The Clark's Cave bone deposit and the Late Pleistocene paleoecology of the central Appalachian Mountains of Virginia. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 2:1-87 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 103991: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 04.02.2011

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