East Turkana - Area 6A - Galana Boi (Holocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 343, Area 6A - Galana Boi,

Where: Kenya (4.3° N, 36.2° E: paleocoordinates 4.3° N, 36.2° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Galana Boi Formation, Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: 0 radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; siltstone

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: diatomaceous, ETE lithology comments: sands

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 358, 357, 356, 355, 354, 353, 352, 351, 336, 126, ; ETE museum list: KNM

Primary reference: R. B. Owen and R. W. Renaut. 1986. Sedimentology, stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the Holocene Galana Boi Formation, NE Lake Turkana, Kenya. In: Frostick, L.E. et al, (eds), Sedimentation in the African Rifts, Geological Society Special Publication 25:311-322 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 21528: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 16.05.1994

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Hominidae
Hominidae indet. Gray 1825 ape
ETE occurrence; species: Hominidae