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Florissant in Teller County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Fossil Beds

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

 
 
The Fossil Beds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2000
1. The Fossil Beds Marker
Inscription. Explosive volcanic eruptions, a quiet freshwater lake, towering redwoods. A picture of this valley 35 million years ago is revealed by studying the rocks that are here today.
 
Erected by National Park Service US Department of Interior.
 
Location. 38° 54.774′ N, 105° 17.098′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Colorado, in Teller County. Marker is on Teller County Route 1. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florissant CO 80816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairley Bros. & Lampman Building (approx. 12.9 miles away); “The Old Homestead House” of Myers Avenue (approx. 13 miles away); Old Homestead Parlour House (approx. 13 miles away); Victor City Hall (approx. 16 miles away); Welcome to Victor Colorado (approx. 16 miles away); Labor Wars (approx. 16 miles away); North 4th Street (approx. 16 miles away); The Bawdy Side of Town (approx. 16 miles away).
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
The Fossil Beds image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2000
2. The Fossil Beds
The Fossil Beds image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2000
3. The Fossil Beds
The Fossil Beds image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2000
4. The Fossil Beds
Sign at the entrance to the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2000
5. Sign at the entrance to the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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