Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument

Address:221 N State St
Hagerman, ID 83332

Phone:208-837-4793
Fax:208-837-4857
Web: www.nps.gov/hafo/
Size: 4,351 acres.
Established: Authorized on November 18, 1988.
Location:In south-central Idaho near the town of Hagerman, off US 30.
Facilities:Information center, boardwalk, overlook.
Activities:Hiking, fishing, bicycling, hunting, ranger-guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Site protects the world's richest known fossil deposits from the late Pliocene epoch, 3-4 million years ago. These 220+ species of plants and animals represent the last glimpse of time that existed before the Ice Age, and the earliest appearances of modern flora and fauna. The fossils, which are embedded in the banks of the Snake River, have been exposed by the carving action of the river.

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Keywords: Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Pliocene, paleoclimate, Glenns Ferry Formation
Here I synthesize the climate data for the interval represented by the Glenns Ferry Formation at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument (HAFO), southern Idaho.
Abbreviations: GCM, global climate model; HAFO, Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho; ky, thousand years; Ma, mega annum (million years ago)
Analysis and dating of volcanic horizons from Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument and a revised interpretation of eastern Glenns Ferry Formation chronostratigraphy.
Characterization of the Glenns Ferry Formation in the Fossil Gulch area, Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho.
3:15: LATERAL CORRELATION OF THE PALYNOFLORAS OF THE AQUICLUDES WITHIN THE HAGERMAN FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, HAGERMAN, IDAHO, Christopher T.