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Gorges du Verdon, France
Gastropods Feuguerolles 2x
The layers in this mountainous area are folded extensively. The sediments from the Paleozoic (Cambrian until Permian period) are found close together. The layers are almost vertical in east-west direction.
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The fossil collecting sites are located alongside the road from Oviedo to Leon in northern Spain. North of the village of Pola de Gordón (to 10 kilometres) you can find fossils from various periods. You can find shales from the Ordovician period and coal from the Carboniferous period. Also limestone with corals etc.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
East of the road is an open coal mine (situation 1996). On the dumps of the coalmine you can find plant fossils from the Carboniferous period. In the limestone rocks in the surrounding you can find corals and crinoids.
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