Where: Spokane County, Washington (47.5° N, 117.6° W: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 117.6° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)
• "The till [underlying the skeleton]... is probably the earliest of three known glacial periods in eastern Washington... It is probable that the mammoth lived and died in an interglacial period earlier than that which immediately preceded the Wisconsin stage"
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: quarrying
• "A farmer plowed up a bone and digging unearthed the remains, which were close to the surface"
Primary reference: O. W. Freeman. 1926. Mammoth found in loess of Washington. Science 64:477 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 75033: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 16.09.2007
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