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by Kim
(Kansas )

fossil leaves

fossil leaves

Found out that we were swimming in lake Wilson, Wilson Kansas when this was found.

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by: Doug

Ok that helps. The area around Wilson Lake is surrounded by The Dakota formation. This is mostly sandstone and limestone from the Cretaceous Period.

I have heard of fossil leaves being found in the area. I can't tellyou the species but this looks like leaf fossils to me.

Read more about the Cretaceous Period here:

and more about the rocks aroundWilson here:

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