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Late Pleistocene – Early Holocene Stratigraphic "Marker Horizons" in North Florida (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT Charlotte Pevny. William Barse. R. Christopher Goodwin.

The recognition of chronologically synchronous paleosols along the Cody Scarp in north Florida reflects broad patterns of deposition, pedogenesis, weathering, and climatic stability at the Pleistocene – Holocene transition. These paleosols, or stratigraphic "marker horizons," formed during rapid burial of A-horizons under mesic forest conditions. Marker horizons are best understood from the framework of genetic stratigraphy because they contain temporally diagnostic Early Archaic Bolen points....

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America