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Bahia Herradura (Miocene to of Chile)

Where: Chile (30.0° S, 71.4° W: paleocoordinates 30.3° S, 69.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Coquimbo Formation, Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine

Primary reference: H. J. Canto, A. Crovetto, and V. Covacevich. 2002. Hallazgo de Pliopontos sp. (Cetacea: Pontoporiidae) en el Neogeno de Chile. Noticiario Mensual 350:28-37 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 73840: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.07.2007

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