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Paramoudras of Jaizkibel, Coastal Massif of Jaizkibel, Basque Country, Spain. Spectacular fossil sandstone concretions formed around the worm burrows living several hundred meters deep, 45 million years ago (Eocene) - These spheres or tubes have a diameter of 20 to 40 cm in diameter and were flexible originally

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Image size: 8119x5413 pixels (27.1"x18" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-07-11

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Wild animal / Worm

Area / Strand / Rock shore

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Benthos

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

Europe / European Union / Spain / Basque Country (Autonomous community)


Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Stoneware

Europe / European Union / Basque country

Earth's crust / Landform / Horizon

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Area / Strand / Seaside

Shot / Overview

Era / Tertiary era / Eocene

Behavior / Animal construction / Burrow

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Sand

Science / Paleontology / Fossil / Animal fossil

Earth's crust / Geological formation

Earth's crust / Erosion

Science / Geology

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / Bay of Biscay

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