Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park

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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1130/2014.0036(01)
EISBN: 9780813756363
... with a diverse late Miocene fauna makes Ashfall extremely important in terms of North American biostratigraphy. Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park (42° 25.22’ N, 98° 9.35’ W; WGS84 datum) is located 6.4 km east and 10.5 km north of the town of Orchard, just south of the line between Antelope and Knox...
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Journal: Paleobiology
Published: 21 November 2017
Paleobiology (2018) 44 (1): 131–154.
... mortality 31 48 Teleoceras major Ashfall Fossil Bed, NE TASH UNSM Clarendonian (CL2) 12.1–-10.1 Ma Catastrophic ashfall 23 32 Teleoceras fossiger Long Island Rhino Quarry, KS TLIRQ NMNH Hemphillian (Hh1) 9.0–-7.5 Ma Seasonal droughts 46 27 Menoceras arikarense Agate...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2011
Journal of the Geological Society (2011) 168 (2): 585–605.
... at Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada (H. J. Falcon-Lang, unpublished data). These fossil forests were first described, in a pioneering series of papers, by Brown (1846, 1848, 1849 a , b ). Brown's observations were so accurate that it is possible to relate his fossil forests (his beds 145–189...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1990
AAPG Bulletin (1990) 74 (11): 1736–1747.
... between the two periods of volcanism. Minimal estimates of the original Deicke airfall ash volume is 1122 km 3 . Both beds probably originated from source vents southeast of the present Tennessee-Georgia state line. The relationship of these ashfalls to extinction of marine biota has not been well studied...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 November 2014
PALAIOS (2014) 29 (11): 594–611.
... the remains of scores of juvenile dinosaurs onto floodplains adjacent to distributary channels. e-mail: peter.flaig@beg.utexas.edu 12 12 2013 3 9 2014 Copyright © 2014, SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) 2014 One of the more remarkable aspects of the fossil record...
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Journal Article
Published: 20 July 2017
Journal of Paleontology (2017) 91 (5): 1060–1068.
..., then there would be no significant relationship between the ordered hypostyle condition pairs. R code is provided in Supplementary Data Set 2. AMNH FM : American Museum of Natural History, Division of Paleontology, New York, NY, USA; JODA : John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, United States National...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2012
Journal of the Geological Society (2012) 169 (4): 395–403.
... report herein a new assemblage of abundant small frondose and filamentous fossils from Pigeon Cove, all exhibiting fine preservation of morphological features on a scale of 1 mm or less. The bed on which they occur is well known for its large ivesheadiomorph impressions ( sensu Liu et al . 2011...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 January 2010
PALAIOS (2010) 25 (5): 299–317.
...ROLAND A. GANGLOFF; ANTHONY R. FIORILLO Abstract The late Campanian–Maastrichtian Liscomb Bonebed is the richest source of dinosaur remains thus far documented in the polar regions. This bed is formally defined herein and assigned to the upper part of the Prince Creek Formation; the bonebed...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 27 November 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2535(21)
EISBN: 9780813795355
... as a nation corresponded with the development of paleontology as a science. For example, mastodon fossils discovered at or near present-day Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Kentucky, found their way to notable scientists both in the United States and in Europe by the mid-eighteenth century and were...
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Published: 01 July 2008
Journal of Paleontology (2008) 82 (4): 763–777.
..., and is typically preserved as a comb-shaped ridge on the top of mudstone beds beneath volcanic ashfall tuffs. Morphologic and taphonomic features suggest that the living organism consisted of two parallel series of soft rangeomorph fronds, alternately branching in an opposite arrangement from an elongate, tubular...
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Journal: Paleobiology
Published: 20 June 2019
Paleobiology (2019) 45 (3): 421–439.
.... Studied early Eocene floras (BH, WRI, WRE) plotted on (A) a base map of the basins and uplifts of Wyoming, after Heller and Lui ( 2016 ), and (B) a satellite image. Nearby towns (Dubois, Shoshoni, and Worland) are shown to provide geographic context for each fossil flora within the state of Wyoming...
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Published: 15 August 2017
Journal of Paleontology (2017) 91 (6): 1244–1257.
... in the vertebrate fossil collections of the University of Kansas (KUVP) and University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology (UMMP), as well as more recent collections made during the MBRP and curated by the Fort Hayes State Museum (FHSM). Three specimens from the late Pliocene (Rexroad 2, 2A, Wendell Fox...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 28 July 2020
GSA Bulletin (2021) 133 (3-4): 580–590.
... ionization mass spectrometry (CA-ID-TIMS) from five K-bentonite beds in three well-studied sections in eastern Missouri, United States, including the type section of the Deicke K-bentonite ( Kolata et al., 1986 ). Two of the ash beds, the Deicke and Millbrig K-bentonites, have been the subject of multiple...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0005-1.151
EISBN: 9780813756059
... along the horizon. Original drawing by Peter Gaede. From Henry et al. 2004 , used by permission of the Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway Association. Stop 3: Evergreen Station Roadcut Figure 11. Outcrop of lahar at Evergreen Station (Stop 3). Stop 4: Florissant Fossil Beds...
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Journal Article
Published: 27 April 2020
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2020) 63 (1): 1–32.
... of the papers bring incremental improvements in our understanding of the local geology of the region. The majority deal with either simple descriptions of surface sections or boreholes and add to the development of Carboniferous lithostratigraphy. Others describe the fossilized faunal and floral remains found...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1130/2009.fld015(07)
EISBN: 9780813756158
... in a backarc landscape of low hills dotted with lakes and showered by ashfalls from the Western Cascades. Fossils and paleosols record the advent of the “Icehouse” Earth during the earliest Oligocene, with decreasing winter temperature and more seasonal rainfall that supported open deciduous and coniferous...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 June 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (3): 721–767.
... United States, as it captured much of the Rocky Mountains, most of the Colorado Plateau, and large portions of the Basin and Range Province ( Fig. 2 ). Although controversy still surrounds its long-term evolution and the origin of the Grand Canyon (e.g., Flowers and Farley, 2012 , versus Karlstrom et...
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Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 12 August 2019
DOI: 10.1130/2019.0054(01)
EISBN: 9780813756547
... in “On Route” sections, and several are described in more depth as “ Optional Stops .” Known dates and ages of features formed during historic time are given as calendar years of the “common era” (CE = AD). All location coordinates are given in latitude and longitude decimal-degrees in the WGS 84 datum...
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