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The below paper is an interesting reinterpretation of the depositional environment of the Birket Qarun Formation of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Wadi Al-Hitan, also known as either Valley of Whales or Zeuglodon Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt. 

 

The paper is:

 

Gee, C.T., Sander, P.M., Peters, S.E., El-Hennawy, M.T., 

Antar, M.S.M., Zalmout, I.S. and Gingerich, P.D., Fossil 

burrow assemblage, not mangrove roots: 

reinterpretation of the main whale-bearing layer in 

the late Eocene of Wadi Al-Hitan, Egypt. 

Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, pp.1-16.

 

The PDF file is at:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326955395_Fossil_burrow_assemblage_not_mangrove_roots_reinterpretation_of_the_main_whale-bearing_layer_in_the_late_Eocene_of_Wadi_Al-Hitan_Egypt

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Sander2

 

The abstract is at:

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12549-018-0337-0

 

Yours,

 

Paul H.

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