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                                                                                 Deer Lake

                  Schuykill County, PA




Sunday, October 31, 2010: Deer Lake, Schuylkill Co., PA. [CANCELED] DMS members will visit the several localities in Deer Lake, PA to collect fossils from the Devonian Mahantango Formation which contains brachiopods, gastropods, pelecypods, cephalopods, trilobites, coelenterates, and plants. Please sign up for the trip by October 27th.


May 2, 2010, Sunday: Deer Lake, Schuykill Co., PA

On Sunday May 2nd, 6 adult and 2 junior members of the DMS, including paid a visit to three of the many outcrops of the Devonian Mahantango Formation in the vicinity of Deer Lake, Schuylkill Co., PA. Sophie Homsey led this trip. The weather was cool and sunny in the morning and became partly cloudy in the afternoon. We collected numerous fossils including brachiopods, gastropods, pelecypods, cephalopods, trilobites, and corals. All in all, it was great to see the both the adult and junior members enjoying themselves.


"Is it a keeper?" Karissa Hendershot (Photo by Teddi Silver)

"Junior Members" (Photo by Teddi Silver)

  "The Investigators" (Photo by Teddi Silver)   


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This page last updated:  November 10, 2010 02:02:49 PM

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