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nature_tim posted a topic in North CarolinaI’m looking for solid places to dig / sift in North Carolina, preferably near Greenville or Fayetteville! I’ve visited Green Mill Run in Greenville a handful of times, and upon researching I found a place called Phoebus Landing, but no specifics as to where it is aside from Elizabethtown and it being on the Cape Fear River. If any of you guys have specifics *please* let me know! I’m pretty eager to check out a new site. Thanks in advance!
AlexSciChannel posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionWhat is the most likely attributable identity for the Tyrannosauroid remains at Phoebus Landing of the Tar Heel Formation? What I am referring to specifically are bones documented in Baird and Horner's 1979 paper which speaks of a distal third of a right femur that is attributed to cf. Dryptosaurus and is smaller than the holotype of D. aquilunguis. It is also compared with Albertosaurus which shows similarities as well but that's expected with Eutyrannosaurs. Also there is another distal left femur of a tyrannosauroid shown to be found in a Hypsibema bonebed and origi
A friend of mine took me to Green Mill Run on the advice of someone she knew. Found a lot of whalebone, teeth, and Belemnites and I want to see what else I can find. I got my hands on a couple of good reference books and I am planning to take another trip (it is about a 2 hour drive) when someone is free to come with me. I heard that on the Cape Fear River, near Elizabethtown, that the Phoebus Landing on the Cape Fear River, is a good place to check (and much closer--just 45 minutes). I want to go. Does anyone know (1) what GPS coordinates to use to get to Phoebus Landing; (2) I heard I need t