Where: Horry County, South Carolina (33.9° N, 78.8° W: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 78.0° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Bear Bluff Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)
• From unit 1B, Pliocene age Bear Bluff Fm. Unit 1B is a 2 ft thick sandstone, gradationally underlying unit 1C of the Bear Bluff Fm and gradationally overling units 1A of the Waccamaw Fm. Basinal/regional section name: Waccamaw River.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, fine-grained, medium, brown sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: quarrying,
• Unknown repository.
Primary reference: J. R. DuBar. 1971. Neogene Stratigraphy of the lower Coast Plain of the Carolinas. Atlantic Coastal Plain Geological Association 12th Annual Field Conference [A. Miller/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 60920: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 27.05.2006
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