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SAMPLE INFO : UT1743
Sample ID:UT1743
Station ID:Froese_2003_Chester Bluff_site_B
Latitude:65.33
Longitude:-142.73997
Datum:NAD83
Date Sampled:0000-00-00
Sample Type 1:Tephra Fall
Text Description:
GI tephra occurs at site B approximately 8 m above the newly identified Charley River tephra that is also present at site A. GI tephra consists mostly of colorless, bubble-wall glass shards with some brown glass and pumice fragments. Mineral grains, which are sparse, include feldspar, apatite, and orthopyroxene.

References:
Recurring middle Pleistocene outburst floods in east-central Alaska
Tephrochronology of middle to late Pleistocene loess in east-central Alaska

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