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Description:

Fossil Butte National Monument preserves a 50-million year old bed of Eocene limestone that contains one of the richest fossil deposits in the world. Site features include park geology information, photographs of fossils, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The park geology section discusses the Monument's geologic history and fossil beds, focusing on the conditions that created the fossil-rich region and on the history of fossil collection in the area. A map of the Monument is also included.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
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  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Space Science,Informal Education,Astronomy,NSDL,Chemistry,Geology,Science,Paleontology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003230807278T,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Life Science,Space sciences,General Public,Natural history,Physical sciences,Geologic time,Physics,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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