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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2016
Journal of Paleontology (2016) 90 (5): 981-1011.
... the original work is properly cited. Fossil vertebrates from Fossil Butte National Monument (FBNM), Wyoming were first discovered in the mid-1800s (Leidy, 1856 ; Hayden, 1871 ). Thinly bedded micrite layers in the lacustrine Green River Formation in the central part...
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Composite measured sections at <b>Fossil</b> <b>Butte</b> <b>National</b> <b>Monument</b> and stratigra...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2 Composite measured sections at Fossil Butte National Monument and stratigraphic distribution of important Fossil Butte (FB) fossil localities. Sections were measured in the three main areas of Wasatch outcrop exposure: (1) near the historic
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2016
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2016) 53 (6): 630-643.
..., of which the middle shale is the primary fossil-bearing interval within the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. The lower shale occurs outside the boundaries of the monument and represents an early generation of the lake, which was subsequently filled with sediment. The middle and upper shale units...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 27 November 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2535(21)
EISBN: 9780813795355
...; established 1997 Nebraska NPS Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Eocene to Oligocene plants, insects, and vertebrates 1969 Colorado NPS Fossil Butte National Monument Eocene plants, insects, and vertebrates 1972 Wyoming NPS John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Eocene to Miocene...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2008
Journal of Paleontology (2008) 82 (3): 638-642.
...Dennis R. Ruez, Jr.; Philip A. Gensler 04 12 2007 The Paleontological Society 2008 The cooling during the Pliocene that preceded major continental glaciation in North America is recorded by thick fluvial and lacustrine sequences at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument (HAFO...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2009
Rocky Mountain Geology (2009) 44 (1): 33-70.
...Dennis R. Ruez, Jr. Abstract Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument (HAFO), Idaho, is internationally significant for the vertebrate fossils from its hundreds of fossil localities spanning more than a million years of the Pliocene. This study establishes the background for comparisons among...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1130/2005.fld006(05)
EISBN: 9780813756066
... fossils are uncommon. Figure 11. Ankylosaur (cf. pes of Tetrapodosaurus ) footprint mold from the roof of coal seam in the Dakota Formation, Rimrocks area of Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument. The specimen is no longer accessible because of a roof collapse during the fall of 2004...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0003-5.33
EISBN: 9780813756035
... Lower Triassic Moenkopi Formation, and locally the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation. The trip also passes through the underlying Pennsylvanian section and the overlying Jurassic section, including eolianites exposed in and around Canyonlands National Park. This field guide includes several sections...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2012
Geology (2012) 40 (9): 839-842.
... D.J. , 1993 , Fossil cold seeps : National Geographic Research and Exploration , v. 9 , p. 326 – 343 . Cobban W.A. Walaszczyk I. Obradovich J.D. McKinney K.C. , 2006 , A USGS zonal table for the Upper Cretaceous middle Cenomanian-Maastrichtian of the Western Interior...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2007
Scottish Journal of Geology (2007) 43 (1): 1-7.
... by the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art (the forerunner of the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh) in 1885. At the time of initial description, knowledge regarding eurypterid taxonomy was in its infancy, and as a result almost all eurypterids were assigned to the genus Eurypterus DeKay 1825...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2007
Journal of Paleontology (2007) 81 (6): 1423-1431.
... terrestrial sources. However, it is the fossil fish that have attracted most interest and were described in a series of papers ( Bryant, 1932 , 1933 , 1934 , 1935 ; Denison, 1966 , 1968 ). Ruedemann (1934 , 1935a ) described the scarce eurypterids from the Beartooth Butte (see above). The Beartooth...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2011
Rocky Mountain Geology (2011) 46 (2): 165-181.
... correlate and map lacustrine beds from Fossil Butte National Monument south to Interstate Highway 80 and into the Green River Basin (Fig. 1 ). We are grateful for the logistical support provided by A. K. Aase and the staff at Fossil Butte National Monument, financial support from the U.S. National...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1970
AAPG Bulletin (1970) 54 (5): 709-718.
... Sandstone bar in vicinity of Junction Butte between Green and Colorado Rivers. It is one of many similar bars in this area. Moenkopi shale beds form ridge in distance. View is toward south. The only fossil found in the White Rim Sandstone was a problematic impression that closely resembles some...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 08 May 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (4): 1128-1139.
... to the Petrified Forest Member ( Gregory, 1950 ; Cooley, 1957 ; Harshbarger et al., 1957 ). At its type section a few kilometers east of Canyon DeChelly National Monument, Arizona at the Sonsela Buttes ( Figs. 1 and 2 ), the Sonsela Sandstone bed was thought to overly the lower part of the Petrified Forest...
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Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1130/2009.monitoring(08)
EISBN: 9780813759432
.... The highly erosive Wasatch Formation exposures within Fossil Butte National Monument contain a wide variety of fragmented terrestrial fossils. Because the rates of erosion and subsequent exposure and loss of fossil material are not well understood, the park initiated a multifaceted approach to study erosion...
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Map showing <b>fossil</b> vertebrate localities and measured sections in the Wasat...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1 Map showing fossil vertebrate localities and measured sections in the Wasatch Formation at Fossil Butte National Monument, Lincoln County, southwestern Wyoming.
Journal Article
Published: 03 November 2015
Journal of Paleontology (2015) 89 (4): 665-694.
... known from anywhere. In addition, relatively complete skeletons are now known of late Wasatchian Palaeosinopa from the Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation, Wyoming (Rose and Koenigswald, 2005 ; Rose et al., 2014 ), and middle Eocene Buxolestes from Messel...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.2416(01)
... (a distance of ∼20 km). The Eagle Crag Ash, with a fission-track age of 19.2 ± 0.5 Ma, overlies the Harrison paleosurface by ∼2 m; the Agate Ash, with a 40 K/ 40 Ar age of 21.9 Ma, occurs ∼10 m below the Harrison paleosurface at Agate National Monument, in the Hoffman channel section ( Hunt, 1990...
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1130/2007.fld009(10)
EISBN: 9780813756097
... multi-tiered cataract canyons, buttes, mesas, and rock basins. A number of depositional features, including huge flood bars blanketed with giant current ripples, as well as ice-rafted erratics and bergmounds, are also prevalent. The field trip begins and ends in Bellingham, Washington, site...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2011
Journal of Paleontology (2011) 85 (5): 835-852.
...Daniel T. Ksepka; Julia A. Clarke; Lance Grande Abstract A new species of stem parrot is reported from the early Eocene Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation. Well-preserved specimens including a complete skeleton and referred partial postcranial skeleton reveal new osteological details...
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