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California Sand Dollars
wledswift posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsIt s been a while since Ive been on the site, Life interupted our family fossiling adventures for a while. Our daugther, who pretty much leads our fossil and rock hound adventures has gone off to college to become a paleontogist. She was home for the holidays and we had the chance to visit Eureka CA, Samoa Point shortly after the 6.2 earthquake on December 20th. We have noticed in past visits that shortly after quakes large number of fossilized sand dollars appear on the beaches of Somaoa. this is the result of less than half an hour of walking the beach on a rainy sunday afternoon. Hope you e
The Long-Lost Tale of an 18th-Century Tsunami, as Told by Trees
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe Long-Lost Tale of an 18th-Century Tsunami, as Told by Trees Local evidence of the cataclysm has literally washed away over the years. But Oregon’s Douglas firs may have recorded clues deep in their tree rings. Max G. Levy, Wired Magazine, September 29, 2021 the paper is: Dziak, R. P., Black, B. A., Wei, Y., and Merle, S. G., 2021, Assessing local impacts of the 1700 CE Cascadia earthquake and tsunami using tree-ring growth histories: a case study in South Beach, Oregon, USA, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1971-1982.
Mysterious Fossil Found
Bullsnake posted a topic in Fossil NewsThought this was a cool find! Sorry if it's been posted and I didn't see it on here. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/10/26/california-earthquakes-july-reveal-mysterious-fossil-simi-valley/2468723001/
What is this? Is it a flipper?
Magenta_sun posted a topic in Fossil IDHi there, I'm new to fossil hunting and came across this today in the newly surfaced coast land mass at Kaikoura, New Zealand. It's quite large; at least a foot long. Move read about the fossils of ancient dolphins being found in the area and was wondering if there was any possibility of this being linked to those finds? any help in identifying it would be greatly appreciated!
2013 Dino Dig Wrap Up!
redleaf101 posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe 10 day dig at Wasson Bluff, where the oldest dinosaurs found in Canada can be found, wrapped up last Sunday. Many interesting finds were made and lots of people contributed to make this dig a successful one. Dr. Tim Fedak posted on the Earthquake Dinosaurs's blog a very good summary of the successful project. Click on the link to check it out! http://earthquake-dinosaurs.ca/volunteers-and-science/ I was very proud to have participated in this project! Cheers! - Keenan