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november 2002
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Location description

On the shore of the Peniche peninsula you can find ammonites and other fossils.

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The Peniche peninsula is located north of Lisbon, at the Portuguese coast. The sediments from the Jurassic period are exposed along the coast. You can find fossils at the northcoast of Peniche between Remedios and the cape to the east. At the southwest coast of Peniche and south of Consolacão the layers are exposed also.

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Ammonites, bivalves, brachiopods, gastropods, belemnites, crinoids, and sea urchins from the middle and upper Jurassic period.

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