Located at approximately 6.7 m, a discrete bed up to 10 cm thick. Diffuse contacts, but can be traced continuously across the exposure. Glass morphology comprised of bubble-walled and tricuspate shards with some pumice. Thick walls.
The Palisades is a key reference site for the middle Pleistocene of eastern Beringia: new evidence from paleomagnetics and regional tephrostratigraphy
150,000 years of loess accumulation in central Alaska
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|Halfway_House||64.735||-148.4594||Preece, S. J.||Halfway House site: a 12-m-thick section of the Gold Hill Loess located on top of a rounded bedrock hill along the north side of the Parks Highway, ~50 km west of Fairbanks, Alaska. The exposure was created during construction of the George Parks Highway in the 1960s and is mostly comprised of the Goldstream Formation. Location coordinates from Preece and others (2011); coordinates vary slightly from those reported in Jensen and others (2011). Datum not specified, assumed to be NAD83.||Located at approximately 6.7 m, a discrete bed up to 10 cm thick. Diffuse contacts, but can be traced continuously across the exposure. Glass morphology comprised of bubble-walled and tricuspate shards with some pumice. Thick walls.||UA1453||Tephra Fall||Cumulate||Glass||73.37||0.48||14.15||2.4||0.13||0.54||1.89||4.94||1.85||9361||EMP||2.4||Cl=0.14; H2O=3.41||EMP|
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