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Caption: Genus: conifer; Taxon: Plants: Undifferentiated; Locality: Railway cutting W of station Ashby de la Zouch. Microscope slide from the Sir Joseph D. Hooker Collection, BGS.
Description: This slide shows a fossil wood collected in a railway cutting near Ashby de la Zouch in the 1840s. The fossil was found by Thomas Rylands, the philanothropic industrialist. Age: Permian Period, 280 million years old.
Additional information: From Collection I: Miscellaneous material.
Orientation: Portrait
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Special collections/ Joseph D. Hooker collection of microscope slides  
Collection ID number: Palaeosaurus ID: PF 7688


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