Items of Interest

There are many fossils, fragments of fossils, and artefacts on the surface in our survey regions.

Fossil Bones

a fragment of fossil bone
a fragment of fossil bone

a fragment of fossil bone
a fragment of fossil bone
a fish vertebrae
a fish vertebrae

Stromatolites are formed in shallow water environments when bacteria grows around a shell

two stromatolites
two stromatolites
fine rootcasts (rhizoliths) made from calcrete
fine rootcasts (rhizoliths) made from calcrete

Rootcasts and Rhizoliths are created when sandstone or calcrete forms in the hollow left by the root of a decayed tree:

fine rootcasts (rhizoliths) made from calcrete
fine rootcasts (rhizoliths) made from calcrete
a pile of rootcasts in sandstone
a pile of rootcasts in sandstone
a pile of rootcasts in sandstone
a pile of rootcasts in sandstone
a patch of snail shells
a patch of snail shells

Stone tools in the region are mostly made out of basalt or quart

a basalt core tool (discoidal core)
a basalt core tool (discoidal core)
a basalt flake
a basalt flake
a quartz flake
a quartz flake