2008 Field Camp

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  1. Architeuthoceras

    Architeuthoceras Architeuthis Staff Member Moderator

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    Collecting fossils can be alot of fun (or not)

    Camp was great until last Saturday, then the fossils all got covered with some white stuff. Still found a large ammonoid to keep the spirits up. Taking down the tent on Monday morning to move, I found out I had been sleeping with a little buddy, I'm just glad it decided to snuggle up between the tent and the ground-cloth instead of somewhere inside. :grin:

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    Sounds like fun, if not a little cold... interesting bedfellows that you keep!
     
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    I hope that camper had a heater that they shared!
     
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    Architeuthoceras Architeuthis Staff Member Moderator

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    The next camp, a few more trees and higher altitude.

    a pic of Dawn McShinsky, a Masters student at the U of U who came out to help find fossils.

    and a flock of turkeys that strolled thru camp every day (I was sure I had a better pic).
     

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    with permission, the other members of the crew:

    Dr. Hugo Bucher, Dr. Arnaud Brayard and Jim Jenks.

    Dr. Dan Stephen came out for a few days also, however being consumed by a new found fault I missed taking a photo. :oops:

    and a view of one of the outcrops.
     

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    Wicked weather, shirt sleeves one day and snow the prior! Looks like a great week out though.
     

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