Daphne Lee, Uwe Kaulfuss & John Conran | paperback | 216 pages | 2022
A paleontological site of international significance, Foulden Maar in Otago is home to an amazing record of life on Earth. Formed by a volcanic eruption 23 million years ago, the maar’s undisturbed sedimentary layers contain countless rare, well-preserved fossils. The site is unsurpassed in the Southern Hemisphere as a record of changing life and ecosystems at the beginning of the Miocene. Fossil Treasure of Foulden Maar reveals both the science and the beauty of this astonishing place.