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entrance, Palisades Interstate Park (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Fort Lee

Where: Bergen County, New Jersey (40.8° N, 74.0° W: paleocoordinates 15.5° N, 19.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Stockton Formation (Chatham Group), Norian (221.5 - 205.6 Ma)

• "20 ft below the thick sheet of basalt of the Palisades...hence near the base of the Newark series" (Lull 1915)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red, sandy marl

• "red sandy marl"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. E. Hyde, D. D. Condit, & A. C. Boyle Jr. in 1911; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

• discovered by J. E. Hyde, D. D. Condit, & A. C. Boyle Jr.

Primary reference: W. D. Matthew. 1911. Fort Lee dinosaur. The American Museum Journal 11:28-29 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62836: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.07.2006

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