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  Espichel
  Portugal

Added:
november 2003
Last Modified:
november 2003

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Location description

Near the Espichel cape you can find fossils in the marls and limestones from the Miocene (part of the Neogene period).


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Directions

The Espichel cape is located south of Lisbon in Portugal. The collecting site is located north of the cape in direction of Caixas. You can collect at the beaches Praia da Bica and Praia da Penedo.

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Finds

Bivalves, sea urchins, gastropods and shark teeth.

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Praia Grande
Geology location: Cabo Espichel
Museum: Museu de Historia Natural de Sintra
Museum: Museu Geologico de Portugal
Museum: Museu Nacional de Historia Natural e da Ciencia
Society: Clube Português de Mineralogia: Museu de Historia Natural

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