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september 2008
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Location description

Between Luc-sur-Mer and Lion-sur-Mer you can find parts of sea urchins, brachiopods, crinoids, bivalves and sponges. The fossils come from the Bathonian, part of the Jurassic period. The best way is to look between the pebbles on the beach. Very suitable location for children.

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North of Caen in northern France.

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Many brachiopods. Also regual sea urchins are sometimes found. Some crinoids and sponges.

There are 106 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Museum: Maison du fossile
Museum: Paleospace


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