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Cretaceous Seafloor, Ellis County

Taken by Ron Schott, Fort Hays State University, on May 15, 2008. Fossils in a stone block in one of the walls on the campus of FHSU. Many of these limestones are quarried locally - the fossils accumulated along with lime mud on the floor of the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway some 80 million years ago. You can also view this image using the full-screen viewer at the GigaPan web site.

Kansas Geological Survey, Public Outreach
Updated Aug. 21, 2009, photos added periodically
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