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TitlePinnacle of Paleocene snails, an erosional remanent of an extensive bed of winnowed snails
DescriptionView of a pinnacle of snails in the basal channel sandstone beds of the Tongue River Formation (Fort Union Group). The oriented snails for the most part belong to one species of the genus Campeloma. The individual is Jeff Broberg.
LithostratigraphyTongue River Formation
Geologic provinceWilliston Basin
LocationUSA ▹ North Dakota ▹ Slope. Near Golva.
PhotographerJoseph Hartman. 1975.
CollectionJoseph Hartman P00452.
Key wordsCampeloma, snails, Tongue River, North Dakota
Tech details214 KB. Outcrop. Ektachrome; TIFF Format.
GeoDIL number368