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My family and I have recently made a few trips to Mussell Creek (Alabama), which contains the Prairie Bluff Chalk. This the is very end of the Cretaceous in Alabama. I have been told that in some places this formation shows evidence of the Chicxulub tsunami, though I do not know if this is visible at this site. In one of the pictures I am pointing a stick at the Prarie Bluff Chalk. Right above that is the Paleogene. We have found small shark teeth, urchins, coral, baculites and snails at the site, along with large amounts of shells, including some nice Exogyra (I think) oyster