The Pipe Creek Sinkhole Biota, a Diverse Late Tertiary Continental Fossil Assemblage from Grant County, Indiana

@inproceedings{Farlow2001ThePC,
  title={The Pipe Creek Sinkhole Biota, a Diverse Late Tertiary Continental Fossil Assemblage from Grant County, Indiana},
  author={J. O. Farlow and Jack A. Sunderman and Jonathan J. Havens and A. L. Swinehart and J. Holman and R. Richards and N. G. Miller and R. A. Martin and R. M. Hunt and G. W. Storrs and B. Curry and R. Fluegeman and M. Dawson and M. E. Flint},
  year={2001}
}
  • J. O. Farlow, Jack A. Sunderman, +11 authors M. E. Flint
  • Published 2001
  • Geology
  • Abstract Quarrying in east-central Indiana has uncovered richly fossiliferous unconsolidated sediment buried beneath Pleistocene glacial till. The fossiliferous layer is part of a sedimentary deposit that accumulated in a sinkhole developed in the limestone flank beds of a Paleozoic reef. Plant and animal (mostly vertebrate) remains are abundant in the fossil assemblage. Plants are represented by a diversity of terrestrial and wetland forms, all of extant species. The vertebrate assemblage… CONTINUE READING
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