No place in the world, contains the same number and diversity of fossils of the Jurassic period.
A team of paleontologists led by Dr. Juan Garcia Massini announced the opening of the largest Park of Jurassic period fossils in Patagonia in southern Argentina. The place of burial of the fossils, which were uncovered by recent erosion, it was discovered four years ago and until now was kept secret.
Dr Massini, a geologist from regional research centre reported that this plot is in the area of the massif the Deseado in the province of Santa Cruz in Patagonia.
“This is a unique discovery. Found bones and fossils of flora, micro – and macro-organisms. In addition, the organisms were buried very quickly by mud and fine earth, says Massini. – You can even see how the fungi, cyanobacteria, and worms were moved when they were still alive”.
Excavations are carried out on an area of about 60 thousand square kilometers, and the Massini amazed at how well preserved this area, which is 140 million years old. Continue reading
In their Coffers. al-Farabi was held the solemn opening of the research Center of archaeology and Ethnology . In the framework of the state program “Cultural heritage” archaeological and ethnological science has acquired a special significance among the social Sciences and Humanities. In addition, in modern conditions requires a more in-depth and extended ethnological research of the multinational culture of the peoples of Kazakhstan. Currently in KazNU named after al – Farabi where are the major experts in the field of archeology and Ethnology. All this became the basis for opening of a research center.
The opening of this Center is one of the most important events in scientific and cultural life of the University and of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Center’s work is devoted to the study of actual problems of ancient and medieval archaeology of Kazakhstan, Ethnography, ethnic and ethno-cultural processes among the peoples of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Continue reading
In Kiselevsk suppressed the activity of an illegal coal mine
In Kiselevsk the criminal case on the fact of illegal mining of coal, the damage from which amounted to more than 7 million rubles.
In June, employees UBEP the municipal Department of internal Affairs across the Kemerovo region stopped activity of illegal coal mine. A team of workers and several pieces of heavy equipment provided round-the-clock operation of an illegal coal mine, told Singapo in a press-service of the municipal Department of internal Affairs across the Kemerovo region.
The closing down of toggo incision was preceded by laborious field work. For a long time the police watched the activities of illegal coal. “Black diggers” reanimated former coal mines on the territory of the old mine workings of the mine “Red” Russia, near the city of Kiselevsk. Is coal the company has long ceased to exist. All development were discontinued. However, the “black diggers” did not stop. Continue reading