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Pollack Farm Fossil Site


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The Pollack Farm Fossil Site is the 2nd deepest excavation in Delaware. Archaeologists located a strata that was 17 million years old, and within that, a prehistoric mammal. Select links on the left to read about this incredible archaeological find!

Pollack Fossil Site Table of Contents

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  • Pages 1 to 6
    Cover and Introduction
  • Pages 7 to 21
    Radiolarians and diatoms from the Pollack Farm Site, Delaware: marine-terrestrial correlation ofmiocene vertebrate assemblages of the middle atlantic coastal plain
  • Pages 22 to 26
    Age of marine mollusks from the lower miocene Pollack Farm Site, Delaware, determined by 87sr/86sr geochronology
  • Pages 27 to 40
    Depositional environments and stratigraphy of the Pollack Farm Site, Delaware
  • Pages 41 to 46
    Ophiomorpha nodosa in estuarine sands of the lower miocene calvert formation at the Pollack Farm Site, Delaware
  • Pages 47 to 53
    Analysis of deformation features at the Pollack Farm Site, Delaware
  • Pages 54 to 90
    Palynomorphs from the lower miocene Pollack Farm Site, Delaware
  • Pages 91 to 131
    Plates
  • Pages 132 to 143
    Plates
  • Pages 144 to 146
    Early miocene avifauna from the Pollack Farm Site, Delaware
  • Pages 147 to 167
    The early hemingfordian (early miocene) pollack farm local fauna: first tertiary land mammals described from Delaware
  • Pages 168 to 171
    A note on the taphonomy of lower miocene fossil land mammals from the marine calvert formation at the Pollack Farm Site, Delaware
  • Pages 172 to 179
    Fossil marine mammals of the lower miocene Pollack Farm Site, Delaware
  • Pages 180 to 185
    Plates


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