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Bivalve Fossil in Conglomeration
Potrero Canyon | Newhall Ranch


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NEWHALL RANCH BIVALVE

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Bivalve (clam) and other marine fossils in a conglomeration found on Sawtooth Ridge, overlooking the Potrero Valley (behind/west of Stevenson Ranch), on the south end of The Newhall Land and Farming Co.’s Newhall Ranch Specific Plan area.

Clam measures ~3¾ inches; total length ~8½ inches.

Fossils collected ~1998 with owner’s consent (Jim Harter for Newhall Ranch Co.).

Read: Where Once Was Water (1998).


LW2603d: 19200 dpi jpeg from digital image 4-15-2014 by Jake Worden.
FOSSILS

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Tick Canyon Camel (Maxson 1928)

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Sand Canyon Whale

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Canyon Country Oreodonts (Whistler 1967)

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Newhall Ranch Bivalve

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Sand Canyon Marine Fossils x3

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Fish Canyon Scallops

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Marine Fossils, Newhall Creek x7

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Pico Canyon x2

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Marine Fossils,
Towsley Canyon x12

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