Fossiljagt i Molergrav

Remains of Denmark’s tropical ocean


Moler, a variety of diatomite unique to Denmark, is found in the northwestern part of the Liim Fjord in a 60-metre-thick seam. This soft rock was formed by diatoms, a type of algae, at the bottom of a tropical ocean around 55 million years ago. About 200 layers of ash …

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Den to meter lange fisk, der blev fundet ved Knudeklinten.

År: 2009 PHOTO:Bo Pagh Schultz, Fur Museum

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Fossiljagt i Molergrav
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Prehistoric fish under the State's wing

When a German fossil hunter discovered and split a rock at Knudeklinten, it revealed the imprint of…

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