Stromatolites in the Bahamas


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Stromatolites are living organisms, mainly cyanobacteria, which need shallow water to thrive. They are sedimentary structures made up of alternating layers of organic-rich and organic-poor materials and with that the first fossil record of life.
Originally uploaded in Integrating Research and Education:Montana Geoheritage Project:Montana-Yellowstone Geologic Field Guide Database.

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