Montana Dinosaur Fossil Dig
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This is what is called the meter square. It is a square plot measuring 1 meter on each of the 4 sides. Each 10 cm of depth is plotted on a grid recording all fossils and pebbles. As we dug deeper the pieces became larger and more abundant. The purpose of this section is to determine how the fossils and debris were deposited in the area (i.e. flood, mud slide or other act of nature).

 

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