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Added in: september 2014
Last Modified in: september 2014
Geology site description:
In the surroundings of La-Voulte-sur-Rhone and the nearby town of Rompon, there are several locations where the famous La-Voulte-sur-Rhone lagerstätte surfaces. There is a geological route, with at some points, information panels.
On of these locations is the 'Ravin Du Chernier' along the route D365 in Rompon. Along the same route, you can also find the 'pont des étoiles', where crinoid remains and brachiopods can be spotted in the layers.
The site is labeled an 'Espace Naturel Sensible', but in some places it is allowed to pick up fossils. Inform yourself.
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Along the D365.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this geology site.
Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Le Pouzin
Fossil location: St. Maurice 1
Fossil location: St. Maurice 2
Fossil location: St. Maurice 3
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Fossil location: Vallon Pont d´Arc (Laurac)
Museum: Exposition grotte Chauvet Pont d Arc
Museum: Musée de la Vie
Museum: Musée Municipal Yvon Guéret
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