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  BC McAbee Fossil Beds

january 2014
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Location description

The McAbee Fossil Beds contain many fossils of various species of plants. The deposits of Tranquil shale date from the Eocene, part of the Paleogene period. The deposits were formed at the bottom of a shallow lake.

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The Mc Abee Fossil beds are located in Brittisch Columbia, in western Canada near Cache Creek along highway 97.

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Various plant fossils. More than 50 species of plants from this site are known. Also, insects and fish.

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