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april 2006
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april 2008

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Location description

At the rocky coast of Rhodes, you can find several types of fossils in the yellow limestones from the Pliocene (part of the Neogene period).

Notice! Collecting fossils in Greece is forbidden! There is no distinction in the law between archeological finds and fossils. In practice no one will bother a few small fossils, but all at your own risk!

There is a mineralogical-paleontological museum at Rhodos. See www.geomuseum.gr.

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The coast at Kalithea.
Added by: Hotep on 22-03-2012

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At the whole coast you can find fossils. For example at Kalithea, a city in the north of Rhodes.

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Bivalves, corals, bryozoa and gastropods.

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Museum: Stamatiadis Mineralogy and Paleontology Museum


Thanks to Joeri Ryckaseys for his part of this description!

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