Paleonet: Arizona fossil collecting sites

Roy Plotnick plotnick at
Thu Mar 17 14:52:20 GMT 2011

We are running a department field trip to Arizona in May.  In addition 
to the usual suspects (Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater, Petrified Forest), 
etc., can I get recommendations on good fossil collecting sites in the 
region that are worth a visit?  Thanks! - Roy

Roy E. Plotnick
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Chicago, IL 60607

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