TITLE

Dashanpu

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Dinosaur Atlas;2005, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey Through a Lost World" which features the Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry in China is presented. An enormous bone bed of dinosaur fossils was discovered in Dashanpu in 1972. From this excavation, more than 8,000 bones were found, revealing sauropods like Mamenchisaurus, Huayangosaurus and Gasosaurus. Dashanpu also houses the Zigong Dinosaur Museum where China's best collection of dinosaur fossils are on display.
ACCESSION #
43901405

 

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