La Carrière-Musée de Channay-sur-Lathan, Centre, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chickilim
N 47° 28.353 E 000° 16.034
31T E 294085 N 5261299
Quick Description: [E] This shelly sands career is located in Channay-sur-Lathan, Centre, France. [F] Cette carrière de faluns se trouve à Channay-sur-Lathan en Indre_et_Loire.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 12/4/2014 11:55:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMN0W9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Checkmark
Views: 19

Long Description:
[E] This quarry-museum is an ancient shelly sands' quarry rehabilitated in 1988. This geological site is open to the public without prior authorization.
The rock faces are totally protected, but a digging area to the right of the Western rock face is allowed for everyone who wants to collect fossils : shells, bryozoans, corals, sea urchins, bones and teeth of fish, sharks, reptiles and mammals.

The coordinates of the waymark are those of this digging area.
Parking Coordinates: N47°28.357 – E000°16.107

For more informations : (visit link)

SPECIAL NOTE : There is a geocache here: (visit link)


[F] Cette carrière-musée est une ancienne falunière réhabilitée en 1988. Ce site géologique est ouvert au public sans autorisation préalable.
Les fronts de taille sont intégralement protégés, mais une zone de fouille à droite du front Ouest est autorisée pour tous ceux qui veulent ramasser des fossiles : coquillages, bryozoaires, coraux, oursins, os et dents de poissons, de requins, de reptiles et de mammifères.
Les coordonnées du waymark sont celles de cette zone de fouilles.
Coordonnées du Parking : N47°28.357 – E000°16.107

Pour plus d'informations : (visit link)

A NOTER : Il y a une geocache ici : (visit link)
Fossils: yes

Gems: no

Meteorites: no

Minerals: no

Rock Types:
[E] This site consisting of shell sands, there is no special rocks to find but only a large amount of fossils as described above. [F] Ce site étant constitué de sables coquilliers, il n'y a pas de roches particulières à trouver mais seulement une grande quantité de fossiles comme décrit plus haut.


Admission price: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of Operation: Not listed

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