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Stratigraphic Section of the Phelps Waterlime at Passage Gulf, New York
ABOVE - A STORM CREATED A FRESHET - SENDING WATERS ACROSS THE HIGHWAY TO THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE PASSAGE GULF EXPOSURE AND REVEALING A FRESH EXPOSURE OF THE EURYPTERID BED. NOTE THE TWO EURYPTERIDS IN THE WINDROW, THE CONCHOIDAL FRACTURE OF THIS VERY FINE-GRAINED DOLOSTONE AND THE JOINT PLANES.
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FANTASTIC WINDROW: 1986 AT THE LANG QUARRY (ALAN LANGHEINRICH) OPPOSITE (JUST WEST) OF THE CLASSIC PASSAGE GULF LOCALITY.  A CLUSTER, PART OF A WINDROW OF EURYPTERID REMAINS, COLLECTED TOGETHER BY STORM CURRENTS INTO THIS "PILE" OF EURYPTERID DEBRIS.  THIS COMMERCIAL QUARRY HAS YIELDED HUNDREDS OF SPECIMENS OF EURYPTERID SPECIMENS, GENERALLY PRESERVED IN WINDROWS, THAT ARE NOW DIS- TRIBUTED IN COLLECTIONS AND MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD.