Course Detail: FOSS - Fossil Explorations

Although an hour drive from Greenville to the Aurora Fossil Museum you will travel 28 million years back in time. George Powell is a local amateur paleontologist, and will be leading this trip. On this trip, you will see fossil remains of creatures that lived in Eastern North Carolina including: whales, walrus, seals, sharks, stingrays, and fish.

You can view Indian artifacts and learn the history of the phosphate mines, and browse the two exhibit buildings and gift shop. Later that day, the group will go to Powell's Museum. George has over 100,000 fossils on exhibit for your viewing pleasure. Some of the exhibits include whale skeletons, sharks teeth (varying up to 6.5 inches long).

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