Where: Russian Federation (51.2° N, 142.3° E: paleocoordinates 51.3° N, 141.7° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Uandi Formation (Pomyr Group), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Uandi suite of the "Pomyr" horizon, which lies above the "Nutov", and "Maruyama" (Late Miocene) horizons. THICKNESS: Total thickness of unit is 500 m. AGE: Pliocene, on the basis of classification into the "Pomyr" horizon. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Composite checklist for "formation" in this area.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; poorly lithified, argillaceous sandstone and poorly lithified claystone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Unknown, presumably Krystofovich (c. 1932). REPOSITORY: Unknown repository.
Primary reference: A. I. Kafanov and K. Ogasawara. 2003. Neogene and Paleogene Molluscan (Bivalvia) Cenozones of Sakhalin and Kurile Islands. Science Reports, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba 24:45-79 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 70470: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.03.2007
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