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Brachiopods in Cienega Canyon

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Brachiopods from near Cibola Spring, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge.
Image taken: 11/05/2012
by: Dave McCraw
© 2012

Longitude: -106.689798
Latitude: 34.234461
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

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Brachiopods (Neospirfer) in limestone from the Bursum Formation near Cibola Spring on the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge. The Bursum formation here records the transition from a marine to a terrestrial depositional environment.

For more information, see:

Allen, B.D., Love, D.W., and McCraw, D.J., 2013, Uppermost Pennsylvanian Bursum Formation near Cibola Spring, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, New Mexico: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin 89, p. 233-238.

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Access to the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge is restricted.  A research permit was granted to work in this area.

Image posted: 09-01-2017

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