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Cerro Ballena (Pleistocene of Chile)

Also known as PPC CSG 021011-1

Where: Chile (27.0° S, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 70.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Estratos de Caldera Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• early Pleistocene

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. M. Valenzuela-Toro, C. S. Gutstein, R. M. Varas-Malca, M. E. Suarez, and N. D. Pyenson. 2013. Pinniped Turnover in the South Pacific Ocean: New Evidence from the Plio- Pleistocene of the Atacama Desert, Chile. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(1):216-233 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124819: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 24.02.2012, edited by Mark Uhen

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