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Hungerford & Terry Corporation pit (ANSP) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Sewell

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 50.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Navesink Formation (Monmouth Group), Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, glauconitic, green sandstone

• "off-shore facies"
• "green glauconitic sands...soft and loose"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1947

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. H. Colbert. 1948. A hadrosaurian dinosaur from New Jersey. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 100:23-37 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 53054: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.09.2005

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