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Photos by Ron Fine and Bill Heimbrock
The Dry Dredgers had great weather for a return visit to this popular Northern Kentucky road cut. The turn out of members was good. Many members came with their hand lenses, after seeing the field trip preview presented by Bill Heimbrock at the Dry Dredgers meeting the night before.
The site is a huge road cut exposing most of the Southgate member of the Latonia Formation (Kope). This represents the Late Ordovician Period (450 million years old).
Most of the collecting was done on the east end of the cut.
At both ends of the cut, the slope is gentle, so collecting
was easy, and the tiny Kope fossils were plentiful.
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T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Page 1: The Site
Page 2: The Collectors
Page 3: Fossils Found: Mini-Fossils
Page 4: Fossils Found: Cephalopods
Page 5: Trilobites and Crinoids
Page 6: Bryozoans and Gastropods
Page 7: Brachiopods, Pelecypods and Ichnofossils
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