2014

Madrid's urban fossils tour

A few days ago, La Casa Encendida organised a guided tour on Madrid's urban fossils as part of the URBAN TV festival. In this event, everybody could see the fossils hidden in two monuments: Lope de Vega statue, in front of La Encarnación and Cervantes monument, on España Square. We also visited two underground stations clad in fossiliferous limestones: Ciudad Universitaria and Metropolitano.

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Rudists on the pavement of an underground station of Bucharest

The Politehnica underground station of Bucharest subway hides a stunning collection of rudist bivalves on its pavement that ignored every day by most passengers. The pavement of this underground station has been paved with slabs of a red limestone that are very rich in fossils, particularly in bivalves of the rudist group.  Read More…
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