The Charlotte Whale
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member roostersting
N 44° 17.031 W 073° 15.597
18T E 638840 N 4904872
Quick Description: In 1849 and 11,000 year old fossil was found here that is now displayed at the Geology Museum at UVM.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2007 6:04:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM2JQT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 81

Long Description:
In 1849 an 11,000 year old Beluga Whale was found north of this site in what had been the Champlain Sea. Resident J.G. Thorp collected the bones, and naturalist Zadock Thompson assembled the skeleton now displayed in the Perkins Museum of Geology at UVM.
Marker Name: The Charlotte Whale

Location: Charlotte

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