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Sunday, 02 August 2015

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Orthis? sp. brachiopods from the Kalkberg formation of New York 

Views of the Mahantango [09:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
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 Devonian; DE,US
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I'm really torn on how to classify these next fossils from the Kalkberg formation. To my eye they look like Rhipidomella sp., which is very common in middle Devonian aged rocks, but I cannot find any literature that lists that genus as being found in the Kalkberg formation. What I have been able to find lists shells that look similar to these as belonging to the genus Orthis. Doing a little research on the Fossilworks.org website indicates that both Rhipidomella and Orthis are part of the same [...]

Shh! Arizona oil exploration is covert search for buried alien spacecraft 

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<!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]-->You know that recent report that a California geophysical services company is shooting seismic lines south of Kingman as part of an exploration program to look

Dinosaur Fossil Egg Clutches 

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These pictures show dinosaur fossil egg clutches. It is thought more spherical or circular eggs belong to plant eating dinosaurs while narrow and long eggs belonged to carnivore dinosaurs. Fossils were on [...]

Arizona is Going to Get Another Meteor Crater, Only Bigger. And We Know Where and Why. 

Geotripper [03:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
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This is NOT a killer asteroid entering the Earth's atmosphere. It is a sun dog over Oak Flat Campground near Superior, Arizona. Oak Flat is going to become a gigantic crater. Because it won't be a meteor that [...]
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