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Re: PALEONEWS:Huge dinosaur's neck bones unearthed in Texas
I just completely the preliminary work on a paleontological inventory in
the North Horn of the Wasatch Plateau for the U. S. Forest Service.
Found some of Gilmore's old sites, including the Alamosaurus site (but
Rose Dilfley and Alan Elkdale of the University of Utah are conducting
research on the KT boundary sequence in the area.
Richard Cifelli and Randall Nydam of the OMNH are still working some of
Gilmore's old lizard localities.
Don Burge and the College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum have done
some preliminary excavation of a few new sites I located in the summer.
One site turned up a complete Ceratopian predentary (cf. Torosaurus?)
and an unidentified Tyrannosaurid tooth (my prize of the summer, only
the third known from the formation!, kept my boss happy).
So there is a decent amount of work going on, which will no doubt be
continuing next summer. I haven't yet decided if I will return.
Department of Geology
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
> In a message dated 2/3/00 10:28:26 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> << No cervicals, or dorsals either. The partial skeleton (USNM 15560) of
> _Alamosaurus_ collected by Gilmore from the North Horn Fm included a nice
> series of articulated caudals, a sacrum (not collected) and various other
> postcranial elements, but no cervicals.
> Has anyone been working and publishing the North Horn Fm. recently or
> currently? Dan Varner.