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Near Hughenden limestone from the Albian, part of the Upper Cretaceous period is exposed. Here belemnites and other fossils are found. The soft marine limestone originated in a shallow sea. In this area are also important dinosaur discoveries were made. Hughenden Flinders Discovery Centre can be visited. See also their Website.
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Hughenden is located in the north of the Australian state of Queensland between Mount Isa and Townsville. The search site is about 15 kilometers northeast of Hughenden along road 62. Search in places where erosion has affected the limestone.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
Belemnites, bivalves and sometimes ammonites.
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