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, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
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IN PRAISE OF FOSSIL LAGERSTÄTTEN
A Lagerstätte is a sedimentary deposit with extraordinary fossils with exceptional preservation — sometimes preserving soft tissues when we are very lucky. When you see a specimen and it makes you go 'whoah' — that is a good indication that you are likely seeing one of the wonderfully preserved goodies from these marvellous sites.There are about 50 sites we collectively describe as Lagerstätten —