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The Whitefield Stump was discovered in a Harlan, Kentucky mine in 1938 and was given to the UK Geology Department by George Whitefield, former manager of Clover Fork Coal Company, in 1960. The stump is

The Whitefield Stump was discovered in a Harlan, Kentucky mine in 1938 and was given to the UK Geology Department by George Whitefield, former manager of Clover Fork Coal Company, in 1960. The stump is "cast" fossil of a lycopod tree that lived about three hundred million years ago

Date

1964

Creator

University of Kentucky.

Language

  • English

Collection

University of Kentucky general photographic prints, , | collection guide | more from this collection

Rights

  • This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center.

Publisher

  • University of Kentucky

Format

images

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