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Where Are Fossils Found? | The Institute for Creation Research

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The sedimentary rocks in which the fossils are found usually give evidence of rapid catastrophic deposition. The Grand Canyon nautiloids were trapped and ...

In what type of rock are fossils most likely to be found : Igneous ...

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Fossils are formed when the body of a living organism that has died is covered and protected from decay by microorganisms and attacks by predators. Usually ...

DISCOVERING FOSSILS | Fossil hunting guide

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Fossils are most commonly found within sedimentary rocks due to the favourable conditions of burial and limited alteration through time. Sedimentary rocks form ...

How are fossils found and excavated? - Australian Museum

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Dec 3, 2009 ... Finding fossils is a combination of hard work, chance and knowing where to look! Fossils are mostly found where sedimentary rocks of the right ...

Where do fossils come from?

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Most organisms die and decay, leaving no remains behind, but in rare circumstances a dead organism can become fossilized. Fossils are primarily found in ...

Why are sedimentary rocks the only rock type to contain fossils ...

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Dec 19, 2014 ... This means that the fossil is usually formed on or under (but not deep! It's important) the ... That's why fossils can't be found in the igneous rocks.

Why are fossils only found in sedimentary rocks? - Ask.com

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Fossils are primarily found in sedimentary rocks because these rocks form at low temperatures and pressures. Igneous rocks form at temperatures and ...

why are fossils found mostly in sedimentary rocks?? | Yahoo Answers

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Mar 2, 2008 ... But most importantly, fossils are found in layers of rock of different depths ... and fossils of certain species correspond to specific layers (trilobites ...

The Learning Zone: The History of Life

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Metamorphic rocks have been put under great pressure, heated, squashed or stretched, and fossils do not usually survive these extreme conditions. Generally it ...

Rock Layers: Timeline of Life on Earth - Prehistoric Planet

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Rock layers are usually ordered with the oldest layers on the bottom, and the most ... The Law of Faunal Succession explains that fossils found in rock layers are ...

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Where Fossils are Found, by Glen Kuban - Glen Kuban's Web Sites

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Most fossils are found in sedimentary rock, which is the most common type of rock on ... which usually destroys or severely deforms any remains of living things .

Where Are the Best Places To Find Dinosaur Fossils? - Live Science

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Sep 24, 2010 ... The most dinosaur fossils and the greatest variety of species have been found in the high deserts and badlands of North America, China and ...

Where Are The Most Common Fossils Found? Sedimentary Rocks

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Feb 9, 2011 ... Places Where the Most Common Fossils are Found ... Usually, sedimentary rocks are indicated by shades of brown, yellow, or green. Geologic ...