Fossil Hunt


Fossil hunting in central Oregon.

Finding fossils is like looking for buried treasure. Where would one go to search for these relics of past ages but in a town that owes its name to them: Fossil, Oregon. Behind the High School is an exposed bed of layered Oligocene shales that when split apart, contain beautiful impressions of 32.5 million year old leaves, seed and stems.

Dawn Redwood

32.5 million year old fossil Metasequoia

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