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I'm new to fossil hunting myself. So let me add a few things that I haven't seen in the forums for finding sites. First off, I kinda took the long approach. I'll give the steps I have taken. I tried to jump to the "point me to a site to dig and find a fossil", litterally only 1 site in Illinois <where I live> is famous and openned to all for part of the year... Mazon Creek <which unfortunately is a day trip away for me> So started using google. Everything still pointed to Mazon Creek or Rockford area <even farther away>. Now Mazon creek fossils are famous and worth the tr
This boundary shows where you can find Ames Limestone. Before, all I had was a 1980 map. Now I've taken their digital data, converted this formation into KML, and created a custom Google map. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1I3uxksnlKUHcGqqAE9fbIUPIkMzWk6cq&usp=sharing I can do others, but for now, this one was the one I wanted the most.
I did post this a while ago on another forum but it might be useful here. Someone (I have no idea who) has spent time and effort to make this map of uk locations and put it up on Google maps. It's been useful for me. Wouldn't it be cool if the map was expanded worldwide! https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zKkgpgmdqasY.kL_ZtZbMvmag