Geology Fieldnotes: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument preserves huge petrified redwood trees and incredibly detailed fossils of ancient insects and plants. Features include park geology information, photographs of fossils, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The park geology section discusses the park's geologic history and the plants and insects found in the fossil beds. A map of the Monument is also included.

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Subject: Biology
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12)
Topics: Biosphere