Yorktown Formation at Rushmere

A researchers stands next to a Yorktown formation at Rushmere

Detailed Description

The Pliocene Yorktown Formation was deposited about 3 million years ago when sea level was much higher. Chesapectin jeffersonius, the Virginia state fossil, is found in these marine sediments.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: Rushmere, VA, US