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  MD Bowie

6 april 2019
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6 april 2019

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Location description

On the campus grounds of the Science and Tech Center of the University of Maryland in Bowie, Prince George’s County, Maryland, Upper Cretaceous fossils could be found in a stream bed.

The fossils could be found by digging in the banks of the stream and by surface collecting the stream bed itself.

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Located at northern Prince George's County, Maryland in Bowie. From U.S. 301, just south of Belair Drive to Science Drive at the University of Maryland's Science and Tech Center. Follow the path along the west fence to the stream.

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Small shark teeth, bony fish teeth, vertebrae, crocodile teeth, scutes. 

There are 9 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Aquasco
Museum: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Society: Maryland Geological Society: Bowie Community Center
Society: Northern Virginia Mineral Club: Show ArchiveEMailPrint Long Branch Nature Center


Thanks to Philip A Schmitz

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