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Burgess Shale Has Stories to Tell-AAPG

Postby wolfhnd on May 20th, 2009, 8:51 pm 

n July, the Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation (BSGF), a not-for-profit Canadian organization focused on geoscience education and public outreach, kicks off the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Burgess Shale, a formation containing a unique fossil assemblage of diverse, soft-bodied life forms that developed during the evolutionary “big-bang” called the Cambrian Explosion.

http://www.aapg.org/explorer/2009/05may/burgess0509.cfm
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