Field Trip To Ione Basin--March 11, 2004

Western Foothills Of The Sierra Nevada

Amador County, California

One of many peaceful, pastoral, private ponds that can be found throughout the Middle Eocene Ione Formation of the Ione Basin. The owners of this property come here on occasion for family outings. Image taken on March 11, 2004.

Please note: All fossil localities in the Ione Formation of Amador County, California, presently occur on private property; explicit permission from the land owners must be secured before collecting fossils there.

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