Fossil Collecting

Fossil collecting (some times, in a non-scientific sense, fossil hunting) is the collection of fossils for scientific study, hobby, or profit. Fossil collecting, as practiced by amateurs, is the predecessor of modern paleontology and many still collect fossils and study fossils as amateurs. Professionals and amateurs alike collect fossils for their scientific value.

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Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park - Access
... internationally-significant Eocene fossil beds most northerly site in North America with fossilised Eocene insects fossils also include ancestral salmon, trout and suckers, including Eosalmo ... Limited personal fossil collecting was originally permitted in Driftwood Canyon Park, and the site is listed in several tourism and rock collection guides as a place to visit for this ... so years following recommendations to cease unrestricted public and commercial collection of fossils, BC Parks has discouraged fossil collecting due ...
George Bax Holmes - Fossil Collecting
... work is preserved in the form of 34 letters to fellow fossil expert Richard Owen, with whom Bax Holmes was in correspondence throughout his life ...

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