Fossils

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Explore the Fossil and Prairie Park Preserve near Rockford, IA. Compatible with Google Expeditions.

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Explore fossil locations in Iowa with Google Earth!

Nautiloid Fossils

Graf, IA

Fossil and Prairie Preserve 360°

Rockford, IA

Devonian Fossil Gorge 360°

Iowa City, IA

Rock Layers and the Fossils Within

What do the layers of rock tell you about early life in Iowa? How are fossils formed?

Iowa’s Ocean Fossils

Was Iowa once covered by a sea? Use the information in this video and your investigative skills to help answer this question.

Nautiloid

Gastropod

Brachiopod

Horn Coral

Pella Corporation
Gilchrist Foundation
The Coons Foundation