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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Fossil plant

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Accession no.: Y: 2010/37/2
Object name: Fossil plant
Title: Fossil plant
Description: Fossil ferns, approximately 140 million years old. One of three specimens (Y: 2010/37/1-3) from Hope Bay and Alexander Island, Antarctica.
Classified name:
SPRI theme geology
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Trinity Peninsula
UDC 56
Geographic UDC (*726.50)
Getty AAT fossils
Field collection:
Place Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Trinity Peninsula
Collectionnumber E153.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A piece of rock containing fossil ferns. The back is marked in ink with 'E153.1'. The corner has broken off and been glued back on.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 170mm, length: 280mm, depth: 35mm