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  Harre
  Denmark

Added:
may 2005
Last Modified:
august 2005

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Location description

Coastal cliff where you can find fossils in the clay and sand layers from the Oligocene (part of the Paleogene period). You can find fossils in concretions.


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Cliff near Sesterode.
Added by: webmaster on 16-03-2012

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Directions

The site is located in the north of Denmark between Skive and the island of Mors. West of the villige Harre you can find fossils at both sides of the water (see detailed map).

  • Sesterode (North side of the water)
    From Harre follow road 26 in direction Nykøbing/Mors. After about 5 kilometres go right in direction Nautrup. Immediately go left, the road is parallel to road 26. After a few hundreds of metres go left through the tunnel under road 26 in direction Vile. Follow this road to the coast and park there. Walk southwards towards the cliff.
  • Hjerk Bjerg (southside of the water)
    From Harre take road 26 in direction Skive. After about 5 kilometres go right in direction Oddense. Second road to the right in direction Hjerk. At the end af the paved road go right. Park at the end. Walk to the coast and walk north to the cliff.

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Finds

Gastropods can be found when cracking tehe concretions wich can be found in the claylayers. These balls are not very numerous. The best period to collect fossils here is after the winter or after heavy rain. The erosion will expose new material. In the summer I found nothing here myself.

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Museum: Morslands Historiske Museum - Moler Museet

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Thanks to Taco Geertsema for his contribution to this description.

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