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Bahia Inglesa Unit 3 (Pliocene of Chile)

Where: Chile (27.1° S, 70.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.3° S, 69.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Lechero Member (Bahia Inglesa Formation), Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• 4.5-2.6 Ma, Pliocene

Environment/lithology: marine; coarse-grained conglomerate

• coarse, conglomeratic

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. Bianucci, S. Sorbi, M. E. Suarez and W. Landini. 2006. The southernmost sirenian record in the eastern Pacific Ocean, from the Late Miocene of Chile. Systematic Palaeontology 5:945-952 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69731: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 05.03.2007

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