Lizard Springs Formation

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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 August 2000
PALAIOS (2000) 15 (4): 343-355.
... a dinosaur egg and eggshell site at Devil’s Coulee, 19 km west of Warner, southern Alberta (site 11 in Carpenter and Alf, 1994 ; described by Zelenitsky, 1995 ), which contains approximately 65 hectares of exposures of the Oldman Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Judith River Group; and a ring-billed...
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Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0045(01)
EISBN: 9780813756455
... by widespread erosion and soil formation, typically lasted for a few centuries, which would have severely impacted the flora and fauna that depended on the springs and wetlands for water in an otherwise arid landscape ( Springer et al., 2015 ). It is therefore critical to investigate and understand the geologic...
Journal Article
Journal: Paleobiology
Published: 26 January 2017
Paleobiology (2017) 43 (2): 181-195.
... a driving factor influencing bird and wombat dietary shifts (a reduction in C 4 consumption, like we see at Cuddie Springs) and perhaps their eventual extinction. The reduction of C 4 resources consumed by marsupial herbivores during the formation of SU6 suggests that megafauna may have been...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1936
AAPG Bulletin (1936) 20 (11): 1439-1453.
... geologic mapping. Indications of oil in the Cretaceous of Trinidad are almost as common as those in beds of the same age north of the Guanoco area of eastern Venezuela. With the exception of insignificant production in the Lizard Springs field, no oil has been found in the Cretaceous of Trinidad. No beds...
Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 August 2005
PALAIOS (2005) 20 (4): 390-399.
... preserved throughout the Willwood Formation are interpreted to represent small, freshwater-spring deposits ( Bowen and Bloch, 2002 ). These limestone deposits have well-preserved microfaunal fossil assemblages that are compositionally different from the surrounding paleosols, suggesting a strong...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.2110/pec.07.88.0311
EISBN: 9781565762909
... water, but the relationship between invertebrate trace formation and pore-water salinity is less clear. Many characteristic features of closed-basin lakes, including frequent changes in lake level and shoreline position, the presence of thermal springs, and evolved fluid compositions resulting from...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 27 November 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2535(11)
EISBN: 9780813795355
.... Others have arisen over subsequent centuries in response to various needs. Some, such as the American Philosophical Society and the Fairmont Water Works, are eighteenth-century institutions that relatively lately acquired a more formal museum format. Colonial interest in natural history, mineralogy...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 June 2009
Geology (2009) 37 (6): 499-502.
...-weather fauna of alligators, tortoises, lizards, snakes, and a diversity of mammals ( Estes and Hutchison, 1980 ; Eberle and McKenna, 2002 ). As the relevant fossil-bearing rocks on Ellesmere Island were ~77° N paleolatitude ( Irving and Wynne, 1991 ), this environment underwent months of continuous...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/SP391.6
EISBN: 9781862396678
... of Duporth Bay, south of St Austell, which was used in the pillars of Truro Cathedral. Basic hyaloclastite was the main stone used in the great Norman Church of St German's in SE Cornwall. The Lizard ophiolite complex provided a source of serpentine for building and for the manufacture of polished slabs...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1944
AAPG Bulletin (1944) 28 (1): 1-28.
... considerable resemblance between the fauna of this zone and that of the Lizard Springs beds of Trinidad considered of Maestrichtian-lower Paleocene age by Renz (12, p. 531). This zone is therefore tentatively considered as Paleocene in age. “Dorothia-Cyclammina zone.”—This zone is characterized...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1963
AAPG Bulletin (1963) 47 (4): 643-665.
...Richard K. Olsson ABSTRACT Biostratigraphic and lithostratigraphic analyses of surface and subsurface sediment samples from latest Cretaceous and earliest Tertiary formations of the New Jersey Coastal Plain have resulted in a new interpretation of the stratigraphy of this sequence. Five formations...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2001
Journal of Paleontology (2001) 75 (4): 901-904.
..., Washington, D.C.; UW—Collection of Fossil Vertebrates, Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie. The tracks were found in the Bird Quarry, north of Rock Springs, in Sweetwater County, Wyoming ( Fig. 1 ), in the Cathedral Bluffs Tongue of the Wasatch Formation. This site...
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... and, particularly, the cryptic domes from offshore Lizard Island, and the Ledger Formation endolites are striking. The hemispheric morphology is interpreted as a growth strategy to maximize access to nutrients and/or low light conditions ( Abed et al., 2003 ). Abed et al. (2003) describe cyanobacteria living...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2014
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2014) 84 (11): 975-987.
... to the meteoric water values averaged from the entire formation from other carbonates, lighter that of crocodile ingested water (4.3‰), and closer to that of small theropods. A study of the modern Crystal Geyser cold spring gives values (∼ −14‰) similar to that of surface water in the Green River (∼ −15‰), which...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 June 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (6): 673-681.
... mineralogy. Ferruginous Permian “coprolites” from Arkhangel'sk, Russia, were reported from a formation that contains bones of small lizard-like tetrapods, but the extrusions are quite unlike opalized coprolites found associated with tetrapod skeletons at other Permian sites in the same region...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1948
AAPG Bulletin (1948) 32 (7): 1292-1330.
.... Renz (45, pp. 547-49) Lower part and upper member of Cipero formation 1945 J. A. Cushman and R. M. Stainforth (13) Cipero formation The term Naparima is retained for the group inclusive of all the basinal marls, that is, the Lizard Springs, Navet, Hospital Hill, and Cipero...
Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2011
PALAIOS (2011) 26 (6): 377-389.
... Formation in northeastern Oklahoma, midcontinent North America, provides a unique opportunity to examine taphonomic trends among poteriocrine cladid crinoids at refined taxonomic levels. Genus-level variations in specimen completeness, axis of compaction, arm position, and features attributed to decay...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2003
Rocky Mountain Geology (2003) 38 (1): 143-169.
... and fossil leaves from the Denver Formation date back over a century (see Emmons et al., 1896 and Knowlton, 1896 ), the first early Paleocene mammals were discovered in 1939, from South Table Mountain, near Golden, and in the Corral Bluffs, east of Colorado Springs ( Gazin, 1941a ). Historically very...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 April 2001
PALAIOS (2001) 16 (2): 126-147.
...ERICH DRAGANITS; SIMON J. BRADDY; DEREK E. G. BRIGGS Abstract The recent discovery of abundant trace fossils in the Lower Devonian Muth Formation (Pin Valley, Spiti, northern India) contributes to our understanding of the diversity and distribution of Early Devonian arthropod activities...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2019
Journal of Paleontology (2019) 93 (3): 543-584.
...Matthew C. Herne; Jay P. Nair; Alistair R. Evans; Alan M. Tait Abstract The Flat Rocks locality in the Wonthaggi Formation (Strzelecki Group) of the Gippsland Basin, southeastern Australia, hosts fossils of a late Barremian vertebrate fauna that inhabited the ancient rift between Australia...
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