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Alaskan Fossil Identification File

Abstract: The data base consists of a compilation of reports made by the U.S. Geological
Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy concerning the identification of
fossils collected in Alaska. Data includes fossil type and age, sample
locality, collector, author, and date of report. Reports are grouped together
by year, but are not indexed.

Written requests or appointment only. Permission for access by non-U.S.
Geological Survey employees must be obtained in writing from the U.S.
Geological Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy. Data consists of 65
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 74.0   S: 53.0   E: -130.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Publisher: USGS
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1898-01-01
Data Center
Western Mineral Resources - Alaska, Geologic Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (907) 561-1181
Contact Address:
USGS Geology Division
4200 University Drive
City: Anchorage
Province or State: Alaska
Postal Code: 99508-4667
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23