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The Geological Survey of India (GSI) currently maintains two protected areas bearing rich fossil deposits.

 

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Fossil park

Location

Findings

1

Siwālik Fossil Park

Saketi,

Himachal Pradesh.

Life-size models of the vertebrates that might have roamed the Siwālik Hills 1.5—2.5 million years ago.

2

Mandla Plant Fossils National Park

Dindori,

Madhya Pradesh.

Fossil remains of a primordial forest that covered the region 40—150 million years ago.

The GSI also manages the National Fossil Wood Park in Tamil Nadu.