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  Cabo Mondego

march 2003
Last Modified:
january 2004

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Location description

At Cabo Mondego there are marls and limestone exposed in a quarry and on the shore. Here you can find ammonites and other fossils from the Jurassic period.

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The quarry at Cabo Mondego.
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Cabo Mondego is located at the Atlantic coast in the north of Portugal. The cape is north of Figueira da Foz. The fossils are found in the upper layers in the quarry. You can also find fossils along the shore.

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Ammonites, bivalves, brachiopods, sea urchins, gastropods, belemnites, crinoids, Ichtyosaur vertebrae.

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Fossil location: Agua de Madeiros
Fossil location: Montemor o Velho
Museum: Museu da Ciência Universidade de Coimbra
Museum: Museu da Pedra


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