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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1983)

Document title

Magnetic polarity stratigraphy of the Middle Pleistocene (Ensenadan) Tarija Formation of southern Bolivia

Abstract

The Tarija Formation of southern Bolivia, which is well known for its classic vertebrate faunas, is of prime importance in understanding of the chronology of the Ensenadan Land Mammal Age. This formation consists of well-exposed and relatively fossiliferous sections of clays, clayey silts, sands, gravels, and tuffs which were deposited in a predominately fluviatile regime in a Pleistocene structural basin. Four stratigraphic sections, each measuring 110 m or less, were studied to establish a magnetic polarity stratigraphy.

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Quaternary research New York

Editor :

Millesime : 1983, vol. 19, no2 [pp. 172-187]

Bibliographic references : 22 réf.

Language

Anglais

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