Nilpena Ediacaran Fossil Site

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

Location, GPS coordinates: 30.9722 S 138.1715 E (approximate location)
Categories: Fossil finds
Values: Geology
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, South Australia, Far North, south-west from Leigh Creek

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