Tuesday, May 12, 2009

High Explosives at Dinosaur Nat. Monument



NPS Photo of Quarry Visitor's Center, Closed since 2006 for safety reasons.

(AP news via KSL TV's website)

At a site not far from Dinosaur National Monument's Quarry Visitor Center, explosives specialists blasted away a hard stone layer to reveal new fossils. The lesser-known DNM 16 quarry has been productive but the hard stone has stymied new fossil finds since 2007.

Link to article.

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