Fossil Plants from the head of the Shackleton Glacier, 2003
Entry ID: Shackleton_Glacier_area_paleobotany
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Collection of Late Triassic fossil plants from unnamed hill SE of Schroeder Hill, at the head of the Shackleton Glacier. Collection consists of ~160 specimens of compressed fossil plants. Collected November, 2003. Location: 85° 23.717 S 174° 49.916 W. All specimen data, including identifications of taxa, are databased in the Paleobotanical Collections, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas. The flora is dominated by members of the seed fern (pteridosperm) group, Corystospermales, including Dicroidium, Umkomasia, and Pteruchus.
Description: Paleobotanical Collections, including Antarctic fossil plants. All collections data on all specimens in the collection are searchable online.
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|N: -85.3953||S: -85.3953||E: -174.8319||W: -174.8319||
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
|PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >MACROFOSSILS [Definition]|
|PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >PALEOVEGETATION [Definition]|
ISO Topic Category
|Mesozoic seed ferns|
Division of Paleobotany, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas
Data Center URL: http://paleobotany.bio.ku.edu/
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Email: serbet at ku.edu
Division of Paleobotany, EEB Dept.
University of Kansas
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Province or State: KS
Postal Code: 66045-7534
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27