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This documentary, in the form of a satellite map, is the third in a series of maps that cover fossil sites worldwide. This map traces the fossil sites of Europe. Sites included in this map of special interest are Grès à Reptiles in southern France, the Jurassic Coast of England, the Messel pit in Germany, and the Cro-Magnons of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in central France.

The locations are based on the following resources:

  • Wikipedia’s list of fossil sites
  • FossilWorks
  • The NY Times
  • Journal of Human Evolution
  • Many of the locations were found by simply doing an image search for a map.


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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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