Messel Pit Fossil Site, Unesco Site, Messel, Germany – Heroes Of Adventure

Messel Pit Fossil Site, Unesco Site, Messel, Germany

The Messel Pit is a disused quarry near the village of Messel, about 35 km southeast of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Bituminous shale was mined there. Because of its abundance of fossils, it has significant geological and scientific importance.

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