Beneath the Calamites Tree
A Gallery of Fossils
Above is an image of a restored forest of Calamites "trees".
Not trees at all, they were really giant extinct Carboniferous sphenophytes (horsetails)
whose tissue became a primary component of coal. This image was created using
I designed this site as a means of educating the public concerning fossils and
fossil collecting. You will find on display here photographs of fossils that I
have collected over parts of the southeast (and midwest). The following links
will take you to the rest of the pages on this site:
Fossil Hunting FAQ
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