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  KY Fort Mitchell
  USA

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
august 2012

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Location description

Near Fort Mitchell is a roadcut where shales and limestone from the Kope formation from the upper Ordovician period is exposed. Here you can find various fossils.


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Directions

Fort Michell is located in the north of Kentucky, south of Cincinatti. The exposure is located at the Orphanage Road, parallel to highway 275 at the southend of Mitchell.

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Finds

Brachiopods, crinoids, graptolites, trilobites (i.e. Triarthrus eatoni and Isotelus maximus), tralobite tracks, corals, bryozoans.

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