A large-mammal site in a meandering fluvial context (Fonelas P-1, Late Pliocene, Guadix Basin, Spain). Sedimentological keys for its paleoenvironmental reconstruction. / Viseras, César; Soria, Jesús M.; Durán, Juan José; Pla Pueyo, Sila; Garrido, Guiomar; García García, Fernando; Arribas, Alfonso.

In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 242, 2006, p. 139-168.

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A large-mammal site in a meandering fluvial context (Fonelas P-1, Late Pliocene, Guadix Basin, Spain). Sedimentological keys for its paleoenvironmental reconstruction. / Viseras, César; Soria, Jesús M.; Durán, Juan José; Pla Pueyo, Sila; Garrido, Guiomar; García García, Fernando; Arribas, Alfonso.

In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 242, 2006, p. 139-168.

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Viseras, C, Soria, JM, Durán, JJ, Pla Pueyo, S, Garrido, G, García García, F & Arribas, A 2006, 'A large-mammal site in a meandering fluvial context (Fonelas P-1, Late Pliocene, Guadix Basin, Spain). Sedimentological keys for its paleoenvironmental reconstruction', Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 242, pp. 139-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.05.013

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Viseras, C., Soria, J. M., Durán, J. J., Pla Pueyo, S., Garrido, G., García García, F., & Arribas, A. (2006). A large-mammal site in a meandering fluvial context (Fonelas P-1, Late Pliocene, Guadix Basin, Spain). Sedimentological keys for its paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 242, 139-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.05.013

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Viseras, César ; Soria, Jesús M. ; Durán, Juan José ; Pla Pueyo, Sila ; Garrido, Guiomar ; García García, Fernando ; Arribas, Alfonso. / A large-mammal site in a meandering fluvial context (Fonelas P-1, Late Pliocene, Guadix Basin, Spain). Sedimentological keys for its paleoenvironmental reconstruction. In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 2006 ; Vol. 242. pp. 139-168.

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title = "A large-mammal site in a meandering fluvial context (Fonelas P-1, Late Pliocene, Guadix Basin, Spain). Sedimentological keys for its paleoenvironmental reconstruction",
abstract = "The Fonelas P-1 large-mammal site is located stratigraphically in the youngest unit (Late Pliocene–Pleistocene) of theendorheic fill of the Guadix Basin (Betic Cordillera). At the site location this unit is represented by fluvial sediments of the basin'saxial drainage system. The general succession of the site consists of stacked fining-upward cycles, basically beginning with graveland/or sand filling a meandering channel and concluding with floodplain mud and carbonate. Each of the cycles is made up of fourfacies associations determined by sedimentological analysis of the sections measured in the paleontological excavation of the site.These associations correspond to sedimentation in definite areas of the fluvial system: (A) filling of a sinuous channel at maximumactivity, (B) levee deposits, (C) abandoned channel and (D) floodplain. In the cycle in which the site is located there is a fifthassociation (E), where the main fossil concentration is found (Fonelas P-1). This is a facies bioturbated by mammals moving oversediments of the abandoned channel association (C). By space–time reconstruction of the fluvial environments, we can infer thatthe morphological depression caused by a meander abandonment due to chute cut-off was used as a hyena den. The animalsettlement ended when overflow from the laterally migrating active channel began to bury the abandoned meander with floodplainsediments.",
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AU - Durán, Juan José

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N2 - The Fonelas P-1 large-mammal site is located stratigraphically in the youngest unit (Late Pliocene–Pleistocene) of theendorheic fill of the Guadix Basin (Betic Cordillera). At the site location this unit is represented by fluvial sediments of the basin'saxial drainage system. The general succession of the site consists of stacked fining-upward cycles, basically beginning with graveland/or sand filling a meandering channel and concluding with floodplain mud and carbonate. Each of the cycles is made up of fourfacies associations determined by sedimentological analysis of the sections measured in the paleontological excavation of the site.These associations correspond to sedimentation in definite areas of the fluvial system: (A) filling of a sinuous channel at maximumactivity, (B) levee deposits, (C) abandoned channel and (D) floodplain. In the cycle in which the site is located there is a fifthassociation (E), where the main fossil concentration is found (Fonelas P-1). This is a facies bioturbated by mammals moving oversediments of the abandoned channel association (C). By space–time reconstruction of the fluvial environments, we can infer thatthe morphological depression caused by a meander abandonment due to chute cut-off was used as a hyena den. The animalsettlement ended when overflow from the laterally migrating active channel began to bury the abandoned meander with floodplainsediments.

AB - The Fonelas P-1 large-mammal site is located stratigraphically in the youngest unit (Late Pliocene–Pleistocene) of theendorheic fill of the Guadix Basin (Betic Cordillera). At the site location this unit is represented by fluvial sediments of the basin'saxial drainage system. The general succession of the site consists of stacked fining-upward cycles, basically beginning with graveland/or sand filling a meandering channel and concluding with floodplain mud and carbonate. Each of the cycles is made up of fourfacies associations determined by sedimentological analysis of the sections measured in the paleontological excavation of the site.These associations correspond to sedimentation in definite areas of the fluvial system: (A) filling of a sinuous channel at maximumactivity, (B) levee deposits, (C) abandoned channel and (D) floodplain. In the cycle in which the site is located there is a fifthassociation (E), where the main fossil concentration is found (Fonelas P-1). This is a facies bioturbated by mammals moving oversediments of the abandoned channel association (C). By space–time reconstruction of the fluvial environments, we can infer thatthe morphological depression caused by a meander abandonment due to chute cut-off was used as a hyena den. The animalsettlement ended when overflow from the laterally migrating active channel began to bury the abandoned meander with floodplainsediments.

KW - Quaternary

KW - Continental paleogeography

KW - fluvial sedimentology

KW - Guadix Basin

KW - Mammals

KW - Pliocene

KW - Pleistocene

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