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East Turkana - Area 3 - Okote (Pliocene to of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 259, Area 3 - Okote,

Where: Kenya (4.3° N, 36.3° E: paleocoordinates 4.2° N, 35.9° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Okote Member (Koobi Fora Formation), Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Okote and Chari Tuffs

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; mudstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluv_lacustr, ETE sed env 2: lake_margin ETE event: ., ETE env comment: shallow, floodplain lake
• ETE rock type adj: red, ETE lithology comments: analcimic, upward-fining cycles, tuffaceous siltstone

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 123, 122, 88, ; ETE museum list: NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA

Primary reference: J. M. Harris. 1983. Koobi Fora Research Project The Fossil Ungulates: Proboscidea, Perissodactyla, Suidae. Clarendon Press, Oxford, United Kingdom 2 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/V. Egerton] more details

PaleoDB collection 21445: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 08.01.1993, edited by Victoria Egerton

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