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American mastodon remains and late glacial conditions at Nonconnah Creek, Memphis, Tennessee

Ronald C. Brister

American mastodon remains and late glacial conditions at Nonconnah Creek, Memphis, Tennessee

by Ronald C. Brister

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Published by Memphis State University, Anthropological Research Center in [Memphis] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • Memphis.
    • Subjects:
    • Mastodon.,
    • Paleontology -- Pleistocene.,
    • Glacial epoch -- Tennessee -- Memphis.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 35-36.

      StatementRonald C. Brister, John W. Armon, and David H. Dye.
      SeriesOccasional papers / Memphis State University, Anthropological Research Center ;, no. 10, Occasional papers (Memphis State University. Anthropological Research Center) ;, no. 10.
      ContributionsArmon, John W., Dye, David H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE882.P8 B35 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2666989M
      LC Control Number85621782

        Over the course of the late Pleistocene era, between ab and , years ago, the American mastodon (Mammut americanum) became widespread and occupied many parts of continental North.   The American mastodon was one of roughly 70 species of mammals in North America that died out during the late Quaternary extinctions (2, 3).American mastodon appears in the North American fossil record roughly million years ago and was the terminal member of a lineage that arose from its presumed ancestor Miomastodon merriami, which had crossed .

      Mesic deciduous forest persisted through the full glacial at 35°N at Nonconnah Creek near Memphis. Full—glacial refuges for deciduous forest species may have also existed in south—facing gorges of the Cumberland Plateau and southern Appalachian Mountains in addition to bluffs along major streams in the southeastern United States.   Mastodon emerges from a Virginia creek, three decades after first remains found Analysis of the ancient mammal’s fossilised remains will help scientists study long-term climate trends and the.

      In , workers discovered Mastodon bones where the science building now stands at Rhodes College. Then, in the mid's, researchers unearthed ankle, skull and tusk fragments from a Mastodon.   Hyear-old mastodon is found in a Michigan field two years after a few mystery bones were discovered by students. Hundreds of mastodon remains have been found preserved in the state.


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Mastodon remains dating betw B.P., found in loess deposits along Nonconnah Creek, Memphis Memphis, Tennessee, are discussed. American mastodon remains and late glacial conditions at Nonconnah Creek, Memphis, Tennessee (Occasional papers / Memphis State University, Anthropological Research Center) [Brister, Ronald C] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Occupy Wall. The late-glacial/Holocene record from Nonconnah Creek alluvial deposits is in complete. The demise of spruce and jack pine populations between 34and 37 latitude in the Southeast occurred approximat yr B.P. (Delcourt and Delcourt, ).

Wood from the top of an unexcavated island of sediment located above the mastodon remains was Holocene ( ± 50 yr B.P.; Menking et al., ), indicating that some Holocene sediment may have been present in the basin prior to the two episodes of pond excavation. But because the basin is shallow and most of the sediment filling is late.

example, yielded as many deer, snake, rodent, and turtle remains as mastodon remains (Graham and Kay ). Clovis occupation on Redstone Arsenal is. along Nonconnah Creek near Memphis from deposits dating to the last glacial maximum were.

Columbian mammoth remains on sites throughout the Great Plains and with American mastodon remains. A mastodon (Greek: μαστός "breast" and ὀδούς, "tooth") is any proboscidean belonging to the extinct genus Mammut (family Mammutidae) that inhabited North and Central America during the late Miocene or late Pliocene up to their extinction at the end of the Pleistoc to 11, years ago.

Mastodons lived in herds and were predominantly forest-dwelling animals that lived. Mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius or wooly mammoth) were a species of ancient extinct elephant, members of the Elephantidae family, which today includes modern elephants (Elephas and Loxodonta).Modern elephants are long-lived, with a complicated social structure; they use tools and demonstrate a wide range of complex learning skills and behavior.

A recent restudy of two sites in Tennessee (Anderson Pond) and Kentucky (Jackson Pond) indicate that both records are truncated in the late-glacial (13, yr BP, respectively) (Liu et al., ). However, both sites provided good records of the last glacial maximum and initial development of late-glacial no-analog pollen assemblages.

New findings published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by an international team of researchers, including Museum Curator Ross MacPhee, are revising estimates of the age of American mastodon fossils—and helping to resolve a quandary about how these extinct relatives of elephants once lived in the Arctic and Subarctic.

A similar accumulation of organic remains in clay, including some mastodon bones, was discovered in the s a few km downstream along Nonconnah Creek (Brister et al., ). The site had been exposed and scoured by the creek at high water and no vivianite was observed on any materials from the site (pers.

comm., R. Brister, ). American mastodon extirpation in the Arctic and Subarctic predates human colonization and terminal Pleistocene climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ; DOI. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.American mastodon (Mammut americanum) (Kurten and Anderson ).

By the late Pleis-tocene, mastodons (i.e., American mastodons) ranged from south of the glacier margins to Florida, and in smaller numbers inhabited presumably woody habitats in the Great Plains, western United States and Mexico (Kurten and Anderson ; McAndrews and Jackson ).THE FLETCHER CREEK, SECTION 14 STUDY, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE - A NEGATIVE FINDING REPORT U.S.

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