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Vardeklöft, Cape Stewart (Jurassic of Greenland)

Where: Ostgronland, Greenland (70.6° N, 22.6° W: paleocoordinates 52.2° N, 5.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Jurassic (201.6 - 175.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, micaceous shale

• described as "mica-rich" slate, with concretions - probably a shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by N. Hartz in 1900

Primary reference: E. Fraas. 1904. Weitere Beiträge zur Fauna des Jura von Nordost-Groenland [Further contributions to the Jurassic fauna of northeast Greenland]. Meddelelser om Grønland 29:277-285 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 78929: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.02.2008

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