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Re: State/Fossil Protection

I don't know about archaeology, but as far as paleontology goes, collecting
is allowed on a commercial basis.

there are some areas that are protected.

the only thing 100% off limits is hominid material
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Human" <cockatoo@csi.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2000 10:12 AM
Subject: State/Fossil Protection

> France, too I believe, and similar laws also pertain to archeololgy. In
fact, at one time, the government considered declaring the whole of France
one archeological site, "pour proteger la patrimonie".
> They even buried a Roman shipwreck under a load of concrete in situ.
Excavate that.