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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
This National Park Service website offers descriptions of: the animal fossils found at this park, including the extinct Hagerman horse; the geology of the park which is mostly floodplain sediments of primarily silty clays; and the geological, hydrological, and hydrostratigraphical aspects of a landslide model. There are photos of park landslides, prehistoric projectile points, and the historical Oregon Trail.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
  • Hydrology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this website, unless otherwise indicated, is considered in the public domain. It may be distributed or copied as is permitted by the law. Not all information on this website has been created or is owned by the NPS. If you wish to use any non-NPS material, you must seek permission directly from the owning (or holding) sources.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-028
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Park Service

Contact: Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument