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Fossil locations and data for the Taylor Mountains, and parts of the Bethel, Goodnews, and Dillingham quadrangles, southwestern Alaska

Open-File Report 2011-1065

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Abstract

Information about fossils collected by U.S. Geological Survey, State of Alaska, academic, and industry geologists that have been reported in literature or archived in reports from the former U.S. Geological Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy are compiled on a plate and table in this report to provide comprehensive paleontologic age data for the Taylor Mountains quadrangle area in southwestern Alaska. The reports used to compile the table in this report were submitted by recognized paleontologic experts. Some of the information is derived from reports that date back almost 100 years. Many of the data are available in more detail in the Alaska Paleontological Database (http://www.alaskafossil.org/). The 287 entries in this table are shown on the accompanying plate, on which symbols representing the entries are color-coded by geologic age. This report represents the most comprehensive and most recently updated compilation of paleontologic data for this area.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Fossil locations and data for the Taylor Mountains, and parts of the Bethel, Goodnews, and Dillingham quadrangles, southwestern Alaska
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2011-1065
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2011
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Alaska Science Center
Description:
iv, 2 p.; Table (XLS); Plate (PDF)
Projection:
Universal Transverse Mercator
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y