Kōrero: Fossils

Fossil bone (2 o 2)

Fossil bone

This piece of fossil bone is encased in hard sandstone from Haumuri Bluff. Bone fragments like this are common, but it is more difficult to find larger pieces or whole bones, which must be painstakingly extracted from the sandstone.

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Private collection
Photograph by Bruce Hayward

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Hamish Campbell, 'Fossils - Uses and collections', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9052/fossil-bone (accessed 9 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Hamish Campbell, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006