Rocky Start of Dinosaur National Monument (USA), The World's First Dinosaur Geoconservation Site

  title={Rocky Start of Dinosaur National Monument (USA), The World's First Dinosaur Geoconservation Site},
  author={Kenneth Carpenter},
The quarry museum at Dinosaur National Monument, which straddles the border between the American states of Colorado and Utah, is the classic geoconservation site where visitors can see real dinosaur bones embedded in rock and protected from the weather by a concrete and glass structure. The site was found by the Carnegie Museum in August 1909 and became a geotourist site within days of its discovery. Within a decade, visitors from as far as New Zealand traveled the rough, deeply rutted, dirt… 
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