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  Trouville-sur-Mer
  France

Added:
march 2012
Last Modified:
march 2012

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Location description

The so called "oolithe de Trouville" deposits are exposed in a low cliff at the Trouville coast. The deposits are grey to cream colored oolithic limestones from the Oxfordian, part of the upper Jurassic period


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Added by: onsmartin on 21-08-2017

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Directions

Trouville-sur-Mer is located between Caen and Le Havre at the northern French coast.

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Finds

Many sea urchins (i.e. Nucleolites scutatus), ammonites, bivalves, gastropods and nautilus.

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Literature recommended by members

  • Collin, François, Françoise Hébert & Thierry Rebours, 2011: Falaises des Roches Noires : Promenade sur le rivage de Trouville à Honfleur
    Deze kleine gids introduceert de lezer in de geologische vindplaats van de Falaises des Roches Noires, gelegen langs de kust van de Côte Fleurie.\r\n\r\nOp de pagina\'s van dit werk geven de rotswanden hun geheimen prijs: de oorsprong van hun naam, de fenomenen van erosie, de hersenvormige silicaten, de venen, het enigma van de \"tabaksbuidels\", en de catastrofe bij Villerville in de winter van 1982. Tijdens een wandeling bij laagtij helpt deze gids je de fossielen te identificeren die je op de rotsachtige richels aantreft.
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