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Buccinum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Geology Collection

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Buccinum

A fossil gastropod (the common whelk or Buccinum) found by the riverside at Govan. It dates from between 14,500 to 13,000 BP (Before Present - the equivalent of 12,500-11,000 BC), when parts of the Glasgow area lay under the sea.

Reference: 1902.168.b.brr

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
Buccinum, common whelks, fossils, gastropods, geology, marine clay



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