Viñita Formation

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Viñita Formation
Stratigraphic range: Late Cretaceous
Type Geological formation
Region Coquimbo Region
Country Chile

The Viñita Formation is a geological formation in Coquimbo, Chile, whose strata date back to the Late Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Late Cretaceous, South America)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 600-604. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.