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Paul Turner
 #1 
On my way to the Clement this Friday I thought it my be nice to stop and do a little fossil hunting. Does anyone know of any good places along the way to Clement that I could stop and spend a few hours scratching around? Looking for trilobites primarily but would welcome anything.
Scott Baker
 #2 
Paul

don't know how helpful this may be but check it out

http://members.fortunecity.com/michaelp2/fossil1.html

scroll down to KY


krystal lynn hund
 #3 
those are a couple of big states. which route are you taking? west, central, east?
paul t
 #4 
http://www.mapquest.com/maps?1c=Greenwood&1s=SC&1y=US&1l=34.195301&1g=-82.161903&1v=CITY&2c=Marion&2s=KY&2y=US&2l=37.332802&2g=-88.0811&2v=CITY

I75 from Atlanta to Chatanooga then I24 to Ky thru Nashville.
krystal lynn hund
 #5 
sorry, but i dont know anything about that area. good luck!
paul T
 #6 
I guess I'll do a sampling of the road cuts along the way......
James
 #7 
Hey Paul,

I emailed a buddy of mine down in Tennessee who likes fossils alot, including tribolites, to see if he knew any roadcuts or areas you could stop at along that route...I`ll let you know if I hear back from him on it.

James
Paul T
 #8 
Tell me when you see me James. I'll be leaving tomorrow am and will not have a computer with me.
James
 #9 
I wont be making the trip down Paul, so if I hear from my friend tonite, I will email you the info tonite. otherwise I wish you and everyone else down there the best of luck.

James
Paul
 #10 
That's a shame James. If it will make you feel any better you can tell me about that honey hole. I promise to take real good care of it for you.

Hope to hear from you before I leave.

Thanks
James
 #11 
I just emailed ya Paul.

James
Docia
 #12 
Paul, I know of a road cut in TN that has trilobites - never found any whole ones there but found a couple head portions that showed incredible detail in the compound eyes. It is probably about 100 miles west of your route, however in case you are game for that there is a road cut just west of the Tennessee river on Hwy 412 - both sides of road. I haven't been there in 8 years or more but there was plenty of space to get off the road and search - they are fragile in this location and finding a whole one doesn't happen much - take a roll of aluminum foil with you, as it can be formed around your find to maintain it while traveling.

good luck! Docia
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