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Added in: january 2015
Last Modified in: january 2015


Geology site description:

At Curio Bay fossil trees from the Jurassic era were buried in growth position under volcanic ash and marine sediments. They can be seen on the beach. In Invercargill there is also an exhibition about the trees.



Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Southland Museum and Art Gallery. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Southland Museum and Art Gallery. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Southland Museum and Art Gallery. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Southland Museum and Art Gallery. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Southland Museum and Art Gallery. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
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Curio Bay. Photo M. van den Braak.
Added by: admin on 29-01-2015

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Directions:

The fossils are on display at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery, but can also be seen on the coast of Curio Bay.

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Museum: Southland Museum
Society: Southland Geological and Lapidary Club

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