Also known as Amisut, on the east coast of Disko Island, at altitude of 1 m
Where: Greenland (69.9° N, 52.9° W: paleocoordinates 54.8° N, 14.0° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Cretaceous (145.5 - 65.5 Ma)
• The series of rock in which the coal beds occur is about 3,500 feet thick (White and Schuchert, 1898), and ranges in age, without stratigraphic break, from the Lower Cretaceous to the Eocene.
Environment/lithology: mire or swamp; coal
Size class: microfossils
Preservation: coalified, original sporopollenin
Collection methods: surface (in situ), chemical,
• Collected by Mr. Carl O. Erlanson in 1928.
Primary reference: E. L. Miner. 1935. Paleobotanical Examinations of Cretaceous and Tertiary Coals: I. Cretaceous Coals from Greenland. The American Midland Naturalist 16(4):585-615 [R. Lupia/T. Naeher/T. Naeher] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 32493: authorized by Rick Lupia, entered by Tiffany Naeher on 03.07.2003