Dinosaur Footprint Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 36° 40.704 W 110° 32.466
12S E 541002 N 4059295
Quick Description: Footprints of a small dinosaur that walked on his hind legs. About 180 million years ago, he left a lasting signature by walking through the mud.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 11/18/2020 8:46:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM13DXB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
Dinosaur Footprint Navajo National Monument-Footprints of a small dinosaur that walked on his hind legs. About 180 million years ago, he left a lasting signature by walking through the mud. The print then filled with sediment, and both print and cast (upside-down here) eventually turned to stone. Tracks of these three toed Jurrassic reptiles are very common in the limestone formations of the Navajo Country.
Marker Name: Dinosaur Footprint

Type of history commemorated: Other

County: Navajo

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
National Park Serice


Year placed: 1990

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