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january 2015
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Location description

In the surroundings of Boussu-en-Fagne you can find fossils from the Upper Devonian period

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Fossils can be found in various small exposures, such as construction sites, digsites, or on ploughed fields (make sure that the field is not sown before setting foor on it). 

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Marine faunas from the Upper Devonian period.

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Literature recommended by members

  • Vanherle, W, 2012: Carrière du Cimetière te Boussu-en-Fagne (Couvin). Hona 47-3, 19-36
    Added by Frederik
  • Vanherle, W., 2013: Carrière du Cimetière te Boussu-en-Fagne (Couvin). Hona 48-2, 28-44
    Added by Frederik

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