Resourceful Scenes from the Past & Present
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Number 24 - Fossil Leaf Imprints
Fossil leaf imprints are abundant in sandstones and shales in the Cretaceous-age Dakota Group. The presence of many subtropical species indicates that the climate of ancient Nebraska was very different from the climate of our time.
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Compiled by Roger K. Pabian, SNR Research Geologist, Emeritus
Illustrated by Alan Cook and Dee Ebbeka