Jurassic Trees at Jason Peninsula, Antarctica
Entry ID: CDA_AR_GEO_JASON_JURASSIC_TREES

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Summary
Abstract: A new discovery of Jurassic flora (tree trunks and stemps), located in
Ramirez nunatak, Jason Peninsula, on the East side of Antarctic Peninsula is
described. Together with another fossil flora locality at Brebbia Nunatak
(Jason Peninsula), they showing evidence of a subaereal eruption character
of the ignimbritic rocks where the fossil flora was found, and the positive
character of Jason Peninsula in the Larsen Basin during the Jurassic-Early
Cretaceous time.
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Caption:  Map of the Jason Peninsula
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.07   S: -66.23   E: -61.42   W: -61.53
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 600 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: del Valle, Rodolfo Augusto
Dataset Title: Jurassic Trees at Jason Peninsula, Antarctica
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Paleo Temporal Coverage
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Data Center
Centro de Datos Antarticos, Argentina Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dna.gov.ar/
Dataset ID: CDA_AR_GEO_JASON_JURASSIC_TREES

Data Center Personnel
Name: CELIA ELBA IZQUIERDO
Phone: 54-11-4812-2086
Fax: 54-11-4812-2086
Email: celeiz_antar at hotmail.com
Email: celeiz at dna.gov.ar
Email: cda at dna.gov.ar
Contact Address:
Centro de Datos Antarticos
Direccion Nacional del Antartico
Instituto Antartico Argentino
Cerrito 1248
City: Capital Federal
Postal Code: C1010AAZ
Country: ARGENTINA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 54-11-4812-2086
Fax: 54-11-4812-2086
Email: celeiz_antar at hotmail.com
Email: celeiz at dna.gov.ar
Email: cda at dna.gov.ar
Contact Address:
Centro de Datos Antarticos
Direccion Nacional del Antartico
Instituto Antartico Argentino
Cerrito 1248
City: Capital Federal
Postal Code: C1010AAZ
Country: ARGENTINA
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Publications/References
JURASSIC TREES AT JASON PENINSULA, ANTARCTICA. 1997. R.A del Valle et
al. Antactic Science 9 (4): 443-444

TRONCOS DE ARBOLES JURASICOS EN LA PENINSULA JASON, ANTARCTICA.1999.
R.A del Valle et all. IV Jornadas sobre Investigaciones Antárticas,
Buenos Aires, 1997. Actas. Tomo II. Resumenes Expandidos. C.A.Rinaldi.
Editor.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-04-22
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-05-07
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