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Woodside Creek and Cretaceous - Tertiary (K-T) boundary

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Collection Oldfield
Photographer Oldfield, Brenda
Description KT boundary at Woodside Creek, South Marlborough, showing sample holes drilled by geologists.

The boundary between Cretaceous and Tertiary periods (known as the KT boundary) marks a major change in fossils 65 million years ago, including extinctions of a number of groups such as the dinosaurs [source: ttp://www.teara.govt.nz].

Year Range from 2014
Object ID 2014.026.0029
Object Name Photograph
Title Woodside Creek and Cretaceous - Tertiary (K-T) boundary
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Last modified on: December 08, 2014