The "Răzvan Givulescu" Fossiliferous Reserve from Chiuzbaia
Atracție naturală / Obiective turistice
Chiuzbaia 435101, Romania
Discovered in the 18th century, the Chiuzbaia fossiliferous reserve was declared a protected area in 1954. It covers an area of 50 hectares and has fossiliferous remains of flora and fauna, which are approximately 6-10 million years old. These have been preserved in the diatomic shores of former lakes. The eight fossiliferous sites with plants include 55 families, from 107 genera and 240 species. The reserve is named after the professor who dedicated more than two decades of his life to its research.
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