Chile-Southcentral

Laguna del Laja

Laguna del Laja

A recent area of focus in terms of fieldwork has been the fantastic sequence of strata in the Laguna del Laja area of Chile. These rocks, which are set against a backdrop of a beautiful lake and a picturesque volcano, preserve a diverse array of mammal fossils. We have collected several hundred specimens from the […]

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Field Photos from Central Chile, March 2002

Field Photos from Central Chile, March 2002

In March of 2002, we planned a short trip to south-central Chile to prospect some exposures near Laguna del Laja that John, Andy, and Reynaldo had visited the previous year. This was my first trip to central Chile (my previous trips were to the northern part of the country), so I was looking forward to […]

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