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These are pics of the Fossil Dig we took to the Tennessee Highland Rim on April 26th, 2001. The students are my Chem II class and Mrs. Lewis' Bio II class. The guide was Dr. John MacKay from Australia.

This is a bridge near Spencer TN
with stalactites forming underneath it.
The bridge is @50 yrs. old.

A closeup of the formations with the
longest being about one foot in length.

The group on the top of the rim at
the opening to an old coal mine.

The group on the top of the rim at the opening
to an old coal mine. (different point of view)
This is where we found most of the
fossils on the trip.

The next two pics are somewhat of
a geologic anomaly...
(Fossilized trees that are vertical to
the layers of rock ??)

This shows a fossilized tree vertically
imbedded in the rock strata.

The ever curious Jennie points out the last example.

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