Fossil Plants from the head of the Shackleton Glacier, 2003
Entry ID: Shackleton_Glacier_area_paleobotany

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Summary
Abstract: 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.
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Description: Paleobotanical Collections, including Antarctic fossil plants. All collections data on all specimens in the collection are searchable online.

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -85.4   S: -85.4   E: -174.83   W: -174.83

Parent DIF
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Antarctic_Paleobotanical_Collections

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Data Center
Division of Paleobotany, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://paleobotany.bio.ku.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDITH L. TAYLOR
Fax: 785-864-5321
Email: etaylor at ku.edu
Contact Address:
Dept. of Ecol. & Evol. Biology
University of Kansas
1200 Sunnyside Ave.
City: Lawrence
Province or State: KS
Postal Code: 66045-7534
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Fax: 785-864-5321
Email: serbet at ku.edu
Contact Address:
Division of Paleobotany, EEB Dept.
University of Kansas
1200 Sunnyside Ave.
City: Lawrence
Province or State: KS
Postal Code: 66045-7534
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-07
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