Pleistocene Marine Microfauna in the Bootlegger Cove Clay, Anchorage, Alaska

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Science  26 Jul 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3578, pp. 350-351
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3578.350


Ostracods and Foraminifera, associated with molluscs, indicate a marine depositional environment for part of the Bootlegger Cove Clay. The definite Arctic and North Atlantic affinities of the microfauna suggest a possible migration through the Bering-Chukchi seaway during the late Pleistocene.