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february 2017
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Location description

Beckum is located in the northern part of Nordrhein Westfalen, in Germany. There are several limestone quarries in which Upper Campanian strata are being exploited. These quarries are compareble with the outcrops at Ennigerloh, to the North. 

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Beckum is located about 20 km northeast of Hamm and 35 km southeast of Münster.

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Fossils from the Upper Campanian (Upper Cretaceous)

There are 7 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Literature recommended by members

  • Jürgen Kappel, 2002/2003: Ichnofossilien im Campanium des südöstlichen Münsterlandes
    Added by Spongebob
  • Jürgen Kappel, 2002/2003: Ichnofossilien im Campanium des südöstlichen Münsterlandes
    Dissertatie is te downloaden via: https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/56472671.pdf
    Added by Spongebob
  • Thomas Stuwe, 1999: Fossilien aus dem Campan des Altkreises Beckum Arbeitskreis Paläontologie Hannover 27. jg Heft 3(1999): p. 105-119.
    Artikel is te downloaden via: http://www.ap-h.de/download/1999_3.pdf
    Added by Spongebob

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Berge (Basalt)
Fossil location: Berge (Diabaswerk)
Fossil location: Ennigerloh
Fossil location: Erwitte
Fossil location: Hönnetal
Fossil location: Kallenhardt
Fossil location: Lengerich
Fossil location: Oege
Fossil location: Warstein
Mineral location: Beckum
Mineral location: Warstein (Kallenhardt)
Museum: Geomuseum
Museum: Westfälisches Museum für Naturkunde


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