Where Can Fossils Be Found?


Fossils are preserved remains or traces of animals, plants and other organisms from the past. They can be found in many places especially on the beach or in quarries. Other places to find fossils include under the rocks, in the cliff, on the tide line and in the scree slopes.
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Look for locations where rock is exposed, such as quarries, places where earth has been moved for a road to go through, strip mines, cliffs, tailing from coal mines or gravel pits
The first documented dinosaur fossil was found Western Europe in the 1820s. It is assumed that many dinosaur fossils were found before this; many earlier writings describe people
Coal and shale.
They are pretty pervasive through about 1/3 of the state. http://www.lib.utexas.edu. /books/. is a great paper on Cretaceous fossils in the state. The Paleontology Portal. has a great
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Where Can Fossils Be Found?
Knowing where to find fossils is part of the work of paleontologists. These scientists study fossils through knowledge of geology and biology. Amateurs also hunt for fossils as a hobby, collecting specific types of fossils or fossils in general.... More »
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Fossils can be found almost anywhere! Typically, fossils are found buried deep beneath the Earth's soil, and perhaps at the bottom of oceans!
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