Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Maysville Kentucky Trace Fossils


Here are some pictures of trace fossils found recently (October 2014) in Maysville, Kentucky, USA. The Upper Ordovician Period formations found there are Grant Lake (Maysvillian) and Bull Fork (Richmondian).
Thanks to Kenny for the images.





Learn more at:

Kentucky Paleontological Society (KPS) web site
http://www.uky.edu/OtherOrgs/KPS/pages/jackson.html#maysville

Dry Dredgers web site
http://drydredgers.org/thumb_by_ichnofossils.htm

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Palm Fossil from Arizona


During my visit to the Gallery of Natural History at the Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park (1300 N. College Ave, Tempe Arizona 85281) I saw fossil specimen (AHS-NH#14891) from Yavapai County, Arizona USA. It is a polished palm tree fossil.

Image taken October 2014.

Learn more:
http://waynesword.palomar.edu/trjune99.htm#palmwood