Category:Foulden Maar

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Foulden Maar 
fossil site in New Zealand
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Instance oflagerstätte,
paleontological site
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Location Otago Region, New Zealand
Elevation above sea level
  • 309 m
45° 31′ 00.25″ S, 169° 56′ 11.4″ E
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Foulden Maar (en); פולדן מאר (he) fossil site in New Zealand (en); Paläontologische Stätte in Neuseeland (de) Foulden Hills (en)

Foulden Maar is a maar (a dried out volcanic crater lake) located southeast of Middlemarch in Otago, New Zealand. It was formed 23 million years ago and is filled with diatomite, caused by annual layers of microscopic algae dying off. It is the only maar of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and one of New Zealand's pre-eminent fossil sites.


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