Kaitangata (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Kaitangata (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -46.25
Longitude: 169.850006
population: 851
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pits may yield fossil specimens

Fossil hunting lured paleontologist Mike Pole to Benhar this week.Pole, who has studied New Zealand plant fossils for most of his life, was hoping to find samples in the old Benhar clay pits.He said the coal mine at nearby Kaitangata, which was part of ... [Published Southland Times - Jul 18 2014]


"It's the only part of the southernsouthern hemisphere that has plant fossils that well preserved."

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