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Geologic sketch map of the Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula
Legend: 1 recent fluvioglacial deposits, 2 La Meseta Formation (Eocene), 3 Cross valley Formation (Early late Paleocene), 4 - Sobral Formation, unit 4 (Early Paleocene), 5 Sobral Formation, unit 3 (Early Paleocene), 6 Sobral Formation, unit 2 (Early Paleocene), 7 Sobral Formation, unit 1 (Early Paleocene, 8 Lopez de Bertodano Formation, unit 10 (Late Maastrichtian Early Paleocene), 9 Lopez de Bertodano Formation, units 1-9, 10 Basaltic dikes

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SEYMOUR ISLAND

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PENGUIN POINT CAPE LAMAS

CAPE WIMAN

 

 

PENGUIN POINT

"[The sample is a] grey sandy siltstone with echinoderm. Top of the K-T outcrop facing west." B. Huber The sample was collected in 1983. It is from the Paleocene.

PENGUIN POINT  64.19 S, 56.43 W

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CAPE LAMAS

"Burrowed hard ground follows contact of well bedded and massive units. Outcrop is rapidly eroding and filling gully."  B. Huber The sample is a siltstone collected in 1985. It is from the Cretaceous.

CAPE LAMAS 63.54S, 57.37W

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CAPE WIMAN

"Top 6m fine sandstone with small amount of mud. Yellow-grey Fe stained streaks. !m thin laminated cross bed unit, medium sandstone with dark grains." B. Huber The sample was collected in 1983. It is from the Paleocene.

CAPE WIMAN  64.12S, 556.37W

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The samples were on loan from the United States Polar Rock Repository at The Ohio State University.

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