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Felgates Creek on Colonial Parkway, York County, VA

  • Yorktown Formation (Pliocene epoch)
  • Collecting best at low tide
  • Directions to locality: The Colonial National Memorial Parkway crosses Felgates Creek 2.6 miles east of its junction with Penniman Road in Williamsburg. Parking is available on North side of Colonial Parkway.
  • Fossils: corals, bryozoans, gastropods, clams, scallops, oysters, barnacles, fish (dental plates, vertebrae), ray (dental and dermal plates), shark (teeth and vertebrae), crocodile bony plates, bird leg bones, and whales (vertebrae, teeth, inner ear bones, bone fragments)



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