Middle Miocene Basalts, Bocas del Toro


Exposure of Middle Miocene basalts on northern end of the Valiente Peninsula, Bocas del Toro, Panama. Deep-sea sediments are intercalated with the basalt beds, providing microfossils for determining the ages. PPP scientists, from left to right: Mari e-Pierre Aubry, William Berggren, Jeremy Jackson, Anthony Coates. (1994, photo by Laurel Collins)