Adak Island loc. 1S (Eocene to of the United States)

Where: Alaska (52.0° N, 176.6° W: paleocoordinates 52.0° N, 176.6° W)

When: Andrew Lake Formation, Middle Eocene to Middle Eocene (48.6 - 33.9 Ma)

• basal few meters of the formation

Environment/lithology: marine; tuffaceous sandstone

• "turbidite deposition in a marine basin"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: D. W. Scholl, H. G. Greene, and M. S. Marlow. 1970. Eocene age of the Adak 'Paleozoic (?)' Rocks, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Geological Society America Bulletin 81(12):3583-3592 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189955: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 23.11.2017

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