São Gabriel, Rio Grande do Sul

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São Gabriel
Flag of São Gabriel
Official seal of São Gabriel
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
São Gabriel is located in Brazil
São Gabriel
São Gabriel
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 30°20′9″S 54°19′12″W / 30.33583°S 54.32000°W / -30.33583; -54.32000Coordinates: 30°20′9″S 54°19′12″W / 30.33583°S 54.32000°W / -30.33583; -54.32000
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total62,147
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)

São Gabriel is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Notable people[edit]

Paleontology[edit]

In the vicinity of the city of São Gabriel fossils of ancient amphibians and reptiles whose ages range from the Permian to the Triassic have been found . [4][5]

Three vertebrate-bearing geological formations and localities are as follows:

  1. Irati Formation (Passo São Borja). Age: Early Permian.
  2. Rio do Rasto Formation (Posto Queimado). Age: Late Permian and/or Early Triassic.
  3. Sanga do Cabral Formation (Abandoned railroad between Dilermando de Aguiar and São Gabriel). Age: Late Triassic.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ "Google Translate".
  3. ^ Herói Brasileiro: Plácido de Castro (in Portuguese), Folha de S. Paulo: Enciclopédia Mirador Internacional, retrieved 2016-07-04
  4. ^ Stereospondyls
  5. ^ Mesosaurs