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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Fossil plant

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Accession no.: Y: 2010/37/3
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. Parts Y: 2010/37/1 and Y: 2010/37/3 fit together.
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 D2728.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A piece of rock containing fossil ferns. Marked in ink, 'D2728.1'.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 100mm, length: 133mm, depth: 30mm
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