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Belemnite fossils near Reedy Point bridge
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Delaware City, DE US
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Location Type: Public Access
Details: For more info about finding belemnite fossils here, check out Delaware's Geological Survey website fact sheet.
Directions: According to Delaware's Geological Survey website fact sheet, "In Delaware, the best place to look for Belemnitella americana is in the dredge spoil piles on the north side of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, just west of St. Georges and also just east of the north side of the Reedy Point Bridge." This is an entry for the Reedy Point Bridge site.
GPS Coordinates (lat,long): ( 3933'44.58"N, 7534'12.35"W)
or (39.562383, -75.570097)
Google Map: (The GPS marker is supposed to be exact.)
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Reference Info: http://www.dgs.udel.edu/Geology/Paleontology/destatefossil.aspx
Tags: belemnite fossils spoil piles chesapeake delaware canal reedy point bridge delaware city state fossil


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