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L.S.J.U. Loc. 77, Scammon Lagoon (Pliocene of Mexico)

Where: Baja California, Mexico (27.3° N, 114.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° N, 113.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From an unknown lithostratigraphic unit, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not reported. AGE: Pliocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within strata.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Unknown, but presumably siliciclastic. LITHIFICATION: Unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Hake; reposited in the CAS

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: B.F. Hake. REPOSITORY: L.S.J.U. (presumably now at C.A.S.)

Primary reference: E. K. Jordan and L. G. Hertlein. 1926. Expedition to the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, in 1925, VII. Contribution to the geology and paleontology of the Tertiary of Cedros Island and adjacent parts of Lower California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 15(14):409-464 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 97131: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 18.07.2010

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