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 Skull Cliff: Section 65 
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You are standing on the beach, looking in the direction of the green arrow. You are near the base of the cliff as shown by the blue arrow. You can move around by clicking on these images or by following the links in each page.

Skull cliff at Section 65
Sediments exposed at Skull Cliff at Section 65

Click on any part of the picture to look more closely at the exposures on the cliff face.

From here you can:
Go north east up the beach to Section 20.
Enter the gully.
Go south west down the beach to camp.

While you are here, you can climb the cliffs and measure the thickness of each exposed rock unit (measure a sketch section) by pressing the button below.

jbg sect 20 beach jbg section 65 beach chukchi sea up gully at jbg65 up gully at jbg 20 tuap and karmuk at jbg 65 karmuk at jbg 20 Cretaceous Nualvik tuap karmuk fines peat

Sources: The chief reference on the stratigraphy of the Gubik is (Brigham,1985). The best reference on the fossil molluscs from the Gubik is still (MacNeil, 1957). Recent papers on the age and climate history of these deposits include (Brigham-Grette and Carter, 1992; Kaufman and Brigham-Grette, 1993 Brigham-Grette and Hopkins, 1995).
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Written by Paul J. Morris
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Date Created: 18 April 1998
Last Updated: 17 Jan 2000