Where: York County, Virginia (37.2° N, 76.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 75.8° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Moore House Member (Yorktown Formation), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: Probably from the Moore House Mbr of the Yorktown Fm, which unconformably overlies regionally the Morgarts Beach and Rushmere Mbrs of the Yorkown Fm, and is unconformably overlain regionally by the Chowan River Fm. AGE: Late Pliocene according to Ward (1993). STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From multiple facies of the Moore House Mbr.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; shelly/skeletal, silty sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected by Harris in 1890; reposited in the UNSM
Collection methods: surface (in situ),
• COLLECTOR: G.D. Harris, 1890. REPOSITORY: USNM.
Primary reference: L. W. Ward. 1993. The G.D Harris 1890 manuscript on the stratigraphy of Miocene and Pliocene beds at Yorktown, Virginia. Paleontological Research Institute Special Publication 20:1-118 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 78268: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 31.01.2008
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