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At 12:48 PM 10/25/97 -0500, DINO RUSS wrote:
>In the area of Hell Creek I work (a little east of the Ruby Site - SE 
>of the Lemmon SD area) the Hell Creek is about 130 meters thick 
>(above the Fox Hills). The better dinosaur material 
>(preservation/abundance ect) seems to occur in the interval about 20 
>meters or less above the Fox Hills which is well exposed just a few
>miles east of us in stream cuts.

Jehosephat - that's really close to the paleo-coast!  I wouldn't be
surprised if the exposed Fox Hills section you mention was more or less
contemporaneous with the "better dinosaur material" level.

{I do seem to remember the Hell Creek exceeding 200 meters in some areas,
though obviously not in all).

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