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RE: St. George dinosaur sit site
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Phil Bigelow
> A stop-work order could have been made by a judge within a day of the
> discovery of the unique ("squatting") print, but someone first has to
> contact a judge ;-).
I wish there were some photos of this to see how unique it is, compared to
the Newark Supergroup sitting tracks (more on that later, when I have a
chance to write up the GSA meeting notes).
> And this really bothered me: why are molds/casts of the tracks being
> made? The unique tracks should instead have been dug up and placed in a
That's not always possible. Sometimes the units are too friable to come out
as a reasonable few blocks. Of course, not having seen the particulars,
that still might be a workable idea (and would allow future generations to
have a crack at the original specimen).
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-4084 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax (Geol): 301-314-9661 Fax (CPS-ELT): 301-405-0796