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Gorges du Verdon, France
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In the past, fossiliferous layers from the Oligocene (Rupelian, Stampian) were outcroping near the village of Saint-Maime, between the towns of Forcalquier and Manosque. In these layers, fossil leaves could be found.
In the Oligocene, there was a large lake in this region, in which brown coal, limestone and marl layers were deposited. The layers exposed aroun Saint-Maime can be stratigraphically correlated to the deposits exposed near Céreste, in which many fossil fish have been found.
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