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june 2005
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Location description

On the beach of Knokke-Heist at the Belgian coast you can find fossil shark teeth and ray teeth. This location is in the same area as the Dutch location of Cadzand. See also this description for more information.

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Sieving for shark teeth...
Added by: Alopias on 17-02-2013

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Knokke-Heist is located at the coast in the northwest of Belgium. From Antwerp accessible via road N49. The fossils can be found in the shell debris on the beach between Knokke and the Zwin inlet at the Dutch border.

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Shark teeth, ray teeth, gastropods and bivalves. The fossils are less abundant than in Cadzand, but in comparison more ray teeth can be found.

Update 2014: de vondstmogelijkheden zouden intussen beduidend minder zijn. 

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Cadzand (Groede)
Fossil location: Cadzand (Zwarte Polder)
Fossil location: De Banjaard
Fossil location: De Kaloot
Fossil location: Dishoek
Fossil location: Domburg
Fossil location: Egem
Fossil location: Het Zwin
Fossil location: Mariakerke
Fossil location: Nollestrand
Fossil location: Oostende
Fossil location: Ritthem
Fossil location: Zoutelande
Museum: Zeeuws Museum
Society: Nautilus-Gent, Corbiestraat
Society: Werkgroep Geologie, Grandcafe De Willem


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