Highland Mills - Esopus Sandstone - Erie Cut (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Orange County, New York (41.3° N, 74.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° S, 26.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Esopus Formation (Tristates Group), Early/Lower Devonian (419.2 - 393.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Primary reference: C. H. Kindle and S.H. Eidman. 1955. Fauna of the Kanouse Sandstone at Highland Mills, New York. Journal of Paleontology 29(1):183-185 [L. Ivany/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76164: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 14.11.2007

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