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Conglomerate (57)

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General Lithology:Conglomerate
Description:A sedimentary rock composed of large fragments of older rock that were eroded and transported by fast-flowing currents on the Earth's surface.
Representing:Sediment deposited in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin during the Cretaceous Period, about 125 million years ago.
Where:WCSB north
Latitude:53.529317
Longitude:-113.524798
Original location:Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
Donor:Courtesy of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass

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