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 The K-T Boundary 

k-T Boundary at Iridium HillThe Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary lies in a thin coal that outcrops on the slope on the right side of this image. Click on the image to exaime more closely.

You are currently looking at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. These rocks are labeled 3 on the section at right. You may return to a view of Iridium Hill, or click anywhere on the section at right to explore further.

Cretaceous ClaysVarigated BedsCretaceous SedimentsDetail of K-T BoundaryDetail of K-T boundaryBack to view of area

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Written by Paul J. Morris
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Date Created: 5 Jan 1998
Last Updated: 4 Jan 2000