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Nilpena Ediacaran Fossil Site

Lower boundary of Ediacaran sediments, South Australia
Lower boundary of Ediacaran sediments, South Australia. / Bahudhara, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

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The world’s richest find of Ediacaran fossils, contains unique fossils of extremely ancient soft-bodied animals who lived 630 – 542 million years ago. Geological period was named after the nearby site – Ediacara.

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GPS coordinates
30.9722 S 138.1715 E (approximate location)
Location, address
Australia and Oceania, Australia, South Australia, Far North, south-west from Leigh Creek

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