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  Praia dos Estudantes

october 2017
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october 2017

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Location description

At the beach of Praia dos Estudantes in Lagos, Portugal, Miocene layers are exposed along the beach line. 

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The Praia dos Estudantes beach is situated in a small inlet to the South of the larger Praia Batata beach, East of the city center. 

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The finds are very similar to those at the Benagil site (https://english.fossiel.net/sites/fossil_site.php?plaats=129).Quite a few bivalvs and echinoids can be found, amongst which large specimens of Clypeaster.

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Thanks to Anton

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