A Late Pliocene Macrofossil Fauna of Newport Beach, Orange County, California
Zinsmeister, William J.
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A new exposure of fossliferous sandstones of Upper Pliocene age was uncovered during construction work in the spring of 1968. A total 101 species of mollusks and fish remains were recovered. The fauna indicates a moderately deep-water deposit. The presence of a few shallow-water forms suggests a mixing a faunas has occurred.