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Whiskey Bridge Field Trip
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
- Student friendly, open to the public, outdoor geology fieldtrip to the "Whiskey Bridge" locality of the Eocene aged rocks of the Crockett Formation (Stone City Member) near Bryan, Tx.
- This outcrop on the Brazos River, is famous for being the "most fossiliferous site in Texas"
- Learn how to identify the marine fossils you collect and about the sea in which they lived.
- Geologists and Paleontologist on hand. Guest lectures on environment, stratigraphy, and marine fossils found at this site will be giving throughout the day.
Before you go, read these links: (Thanks to the Houston Gem and Mineral Society for providing trip documentation)
What to bring:
- good shoes to climb down embankment (could be slippery if it rains)
- trowel or small shovel
- bucket or plastic baggies to take home what you find
- fossil guide listed above
- hand lens or magnifing glass
No facilities at site, nearest gas station is about 2 miles away south on HWY 21 at Cooks Point.
October 19th, 2014 12:00 PM