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Unformatted text preview: In the east of The Netherlands in Winterswijk there is a quarry in limestone from the Triassic period. When you are lucky you can find tracks of small reptilians and dinosaurs! Also minerals are found in this quarry. Several times a year the quarry is open to the public. More information you can find at " excursiepagina van de Nederlandse Geologische Vereniging " (only in Dutch). The third major site to collect fossils in The Netherlands is the beach at Cadzand in the southwest. Here you can find fossil shells, shark teeth and ray teeth from the Tertiary period. Shark teeth with a size of 10 centimetres are occasionally found. Also bones of Pleistocene mammals are found here. On several locations in The Netherlands fossils are found which were transported here by glaciers in the iceage. Near Groningen you can find Silurian corals from Scandinavia in the boulder clay....
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- Spring '10
- Geology, the Netherlands, Netherlands