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Visit the Hall of Paleontology!

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Paleontology

Paleontology is concerned with fossil animals and plants.

 

Cleveland-Lloyd
Dinosaur Quarry

Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry

About:
Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry

Located about 29 miles (by road) south of the Museum, this internationally famous dinosaur quarry is known for the large numbers of the meat-eating dinosaur bones excavated there.

Coal
Mines

Coal Mine Dino Tracks

About:
Coal Mines

When miners began removing coal from underground mines they began to uncover three- and four-toed dinosaur tracks that looked like the animal had been walking on the ceiling.

Cedar
Mountain

Cedar Mountain

About:
Cedar Mountain

The Cedar Mountain Formation is one of the last major dinosaur-bearing formations to be studied in the United States.

 

Cretaceous
Sea

Cretaceous Sea Clams

About:
Cretaceous Sea

The Cretaceous Sea, also known as the Cretaceous Interior Seaway, was a narrow, rather shallow sea that connected the modern Gulf of Mexico and modern Arctic Ocean.

Geologlical
Time Scale

Geolological Layers

Geological Time Scale Used by the Museum

A Geological Time Scale is a system of chronologic measurement relating to stratigraphy to time that is used by scientists.

Details

Date:
April 22
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
http://usueastern.edu/museum/paleontology/index