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Megalodon 10.9cm F4257
297.50 EUR



  St. Petersburg
  Russian Federation

Added:
august 2004
Last Modified:
august 2004

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Location description

In the St. Petersburg region several limestone layers from the Ordovician period are exposed. These limestones are known for its high quality trilobites.


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Directions

The city of St. Petersburg is located in the northwest of Russia at the Baltic sea. The following fossil collecting locations are in the St. Petursburg area:

  • The Lava river At both sides of the river valley there are limestone cliffs up to 15 metres high. The cliffs are the remains of the river teraces.
  • The Wolchov river This river is located about 100 kilometres east of St. Petersburg. At the Wolchov artificial lake and the hydro electric powerplant at the dam you can find several outcrops of limestone (i.e. near the railroad bridge).
  • There are also several quarries n the area.
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Finds

Trilobites (i.e. Asaphus, Xenasaphus, Cheirurus, Cybele and Hoplolichas), Endoceras (Orthoceras) and gastropods from the Ordovician period.

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