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Agate Fossil Beds, official map and guide

Agate Fossil Beds, official map and guide

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska

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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology -- Nebraska -- Agate Fossil Beds National Monument,
  • Natural history -- Nebraska -- Agate Fossil Beds National Monument,
  • Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (Neb.)

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 97-0138-P

    Other titlesAgate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14463368M
    OCLC/WorldCa36475212

      This mile (km) wheelchair-accessible paved trail begins at the visitor center. From the visitor center, the trail crosses the Niobrara River and its. Request a Travel Guide. Use the form fields on the right to request a free Nebraska Travel Guide. Be sure to include your name, address, and email address in your inquiry. Official Nebraska Government Website Nebraska Tourism Commission Centennial Mall South PO Box Lincoln, NE ()

    Feb 10th, Fossil Studies: Agate Fossil Beds. Before we left Nebraska, while staying at Scotts Bluff, we took a day trip up to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.. Parallel to our studies of the Oregon Trail, the kids were also learning about fossils as we anticipated traveling through some of the most fossil-rich areas of the country. Directions from Badlands National Park to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. Directions from Badlands National Park to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. Direction Map Travel Time LatLong Flight D Flight T HowFar Route TripCost. CO2 Emission. Calories. Planner; Trip Cost; Itinerary. X.

    Friends of Agate Fossil Beds Inc Quick Facts. place. GERING, NE Summary. Programs + Results. Financials. Operations. This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations. This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the. Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is considered one of the world’s most significant sites for Miocene Epoch mammal fossils. Beardogs, pony-sized rhinoceroses and giant land beavers with corkscrew-shaped burrows have been unearthed at this great bone bed near the Niobrara River.


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Get this from a library. Agate Fossil Beds, official map and guide: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska. [United States. National Park Service.;]. National Park Service Logo National Park Service. Search. This Site All NPS. Agate Fossil Beds National Monument lies in the middle of Sioux County, one of the bigger counties in Nebraska.

The main occupation here is cattle ranching. Wide open spaces with little traffic are what you can expect as you travel to the monument from any direction.

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is a U.S. National Monument near Harrison, main features of the monument are a valley of the Niobrara River and the fossils found on Carnegie Hill and University Hill. The area largely consists of grass-covered on the site include prairie sandreed, blue grama, little bluestem and needle and thread grass, and the wildflowers lupin Location: Sioux County, Nebraska, United States.

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is located in a unique unglaciated area of the High Plains, with wetlands stretching out from the river and buttes which contain important information about the life of mammals in the Miocene Epoch.

Recounts the history of Agate Fossil Beds in this National Monument in Nebraska. Tells why this land became part of the National Park System, what fossils are found there, and where this monument is located.

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There will be two guided hikes offered today. The Daemonelix Trail hike will be led by Ranger Dan at a.m. and the Fossil Hills Trail hike will be led by Ranger Alvis at p.m.

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Before we get there, order your Official National Park Handbook Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska. It provides a glimpse of what life was like in North America 20 million years ago, long before the arrival of man, when now-extinct creatures roamed the land that we know as Nebraska.

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (Accessible Preview) The Agate Fossil Beds is a landscape that reflects many influences from early animals roaming the. Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Nebraska is a glimpse into life on the High Plains 20 million years ago.

Paleontologists believe that a drought may have brought numerous herd animals together near dwindling water sources, where they perished near each other, leaving behind a rich trove of fossils. Informative exhibits in the visitor center show what remains of these creatures from the.

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Agate Fossil Beds provides a glimpse of that time, long before the arrival of man, when now-extinct creatures roamed the land which we know today as Nebraska. Part 1 of this handbook introduces you to the park; Part 2 brings life to the fossil specimens and examines the area’s geological and ecological evidence; and Part 3 presents concise.

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska Language: English: LoC Class: QE: Science: Geology: Subject: Paleontology -- Miocene Subject: Vertebrates, Fossil -- Nebraska -- Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Subject: Paleontology -- Nebraska -- Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Subject: Natural history -- Nebraska -- Agate Fossil Beds.

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The main attractions for most visitors include the dramatic displays in the Visitor Center showcasing ancient mammals that once roamed the American Plains, and the unique Cook Collection of American Indian artifacts.The Agate Fossil Beds house an amazing concentration of ancient fossils.

At the beginning of this century, the ranch was a headquarters for two noted paleontologists. InO. A. Peterson from the Carnegie Museum began the first scientific excavations on a hill overlooking the site.