Kohl, Barry; Robinson, Edward
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Foraminifera and biostratigraphy of the Bowden Shell Bed, Jamaica, West Indies
Contributions to Tertiary and Quaternary Geology
Date of Publication
Documents the occurrence of benthic foraminifera in the Bowden shell bed and enclosing sedimentary rocks, in order to determine the age and environment of deposition. The type Woodring shell bed locality of the Bowden Formation is located on the eastern side of Port Morant Harbour on the southeast coast of Jamaica, parish of St. Thomas. Eight samples were studied from a measured section, which includes the Bowden shell bed. A total of 182 species and 105 genera of benthic foraminifera were identified and charted from this late Pliocene measured section.....