Pterotrigonia thoracica   Tennessee Fossils

Pictured above: The official State fossil of Tennessee: Pterotrigonia thoracica, from Coon Creek, Cretaceous, 70 million years ago.

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Congratulations to Marcy Davis for finally completing her long awaited addition to the Mountain Books Roadside Geology series! Loaded with detailed maps and beautiful color pictures, this comprehensive guide is an indispensable travel companion -- and it costs less than $20!


 

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Memphians with fossil interests will want to check out the terrific monthly newsletter from the Memphis Archaeological and Geological Society

What ancient landscapes surround your house? Find out by studying one of the high-resolution USGS maps attached to this site!

Tennessee Geologic Survey geology catalogue includes a comprehensive list of affordable maps and publications.

 


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