Field Report: Helicopter recon

chopper_reconReport from the field:

Installation of the Cape Lamb camp was completed on the morning of February 14. That same day, a four-person team conducted a helicopter-supported reconnaissance of Cape Marsh, on the southeastern margin of remote Robertson Island in the Seal Nunataks, some ~120 km south of the James Ross Island Group. Though no vertebrate fossils were discovered, the team did collect abundant and well-preserved Cretaceous invertebrates (e.g., ammonites, gastropods, bivalves), fossil wood, and geological samples. The geology and paleontology of Robertson Island have been only briefly described (more than three decades ago).

Cape Marsh recon

 

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