Paleonet: Arizona fossil collecting sites
frank at matricus.com
Thu Mar 17 16:12:53 GMT 2011
Agreed - I was just looking at this one too. Probably informational
overload, but that's a good thing!
The roadcut in the Pennsylvanian Naco Fm. a mile west of Kohl's Ranch
seems to be pretty well-known.
On 3/17/2011 11:05 AM, Mark Storaasli wrote:
> Looks like a pretty good list of localities, here, for what it's worth.
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 7:52 AM, Roy Plotnick <plotnick at uic.edu
> <mailto:plotnick at uic.edu>> wrote:
> 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
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