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  Ivö
  Sweden

Added:
september 2005
Last Modified:
september 2005

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Location description

On the island of Ivö in a lake in southern Sweden, limestones from the Campanian and Maastrichtian (part of the Cretaceous period) are exposed. You can find various types of fossils here.


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The collecting location.
Added by: Christian P on 16-03-2012

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Directions

Ivö is located in the south of Sweden, about 20 kilometres northeast of Kristianstad. Ivö is an island in a lake. You have to use a small ferry from the village of Barum to go there. In the north of the island the limestone is exposed. Follow the signs for Ivö Klack.

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Finds

Bivalves, brachiopods, shark teeth, sea urchins, belemnites and other fossils from the Upper Cretaceous.

There are 3 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
Go to the Ivö Species List to identify your own finds!

Literature recommended by members

  • Sorensen et al., 2013: Food resources and habitat selection of a diverse vertebrate fauna from the upper lower Campanian of the Kristianstad Basin, southern Sweden
    Cretaceous Research 42, 85-92.
    Added by FossilDude
  • Sorensen, A. M., Floris, S., Surly, F., 2011: Late Cretaceous scleractinian corals from the rocky shore of Ivö Klack, southern Sweden, including some of the northernmost zooxanthellate corals
    Cretaceous Research 32 (2011) 259-263
    Added by FossilDude

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