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Alkali Spring

NM: Sierra Co.


Location of the Alkali Spring site.Age. Rancholabrean (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

General Description. A cluster of nine sites in the Otero Formation, Alkali Spring, about 8-10 km east of Strawberry Peak, White Sands Missile Range (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

Discussion. These sites form part of the Lake Otero fauna of Morgan and Lucas (2005). For discussion of that fauna, see the Alkali Flat account.


Mammuthus columbi—Columbian Mammoth
Equus niobrarensis—Niobrara Horse
Camelops hesternus—Yesterday's Camel

Literature. Morgan and Lucas 2002; Morgan and Lucas 2005.


Last Update: 4 Oct 2008