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Data release for Middle Pleistocene formation of the Rio Grande Gorge, San Luis Valley, south-central Colorado and north-central New Mexico, USA: Process, timing, and downstream implications

December 11, 2019

This dataset includes tables of 3He-isotopic data used to calculate surface exposure ages for samples of basalt, and U- and Th-isotopic data used to calculate uranium-series age estimates (230Th/U method) and initial 234U/238U activity ratios for samples of pedogenic carbonate formed in soils on alluvial fans in the San Luis Valley, Colorado, USA. These data are included in the publication: Ruleman, C.A., Hudson, A.M., Thompson, R.A., Miggins, D.P., Paces, J.B., Goehring, B.M., 2019, Middle Pleistocene formation of the Rio Grande Gorge, San Luis Valley, south-central Colorado and north-central New Mexico, USA: process, timing, and downstream implications. Quaternary Science Reviews 223, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.07.028.