fossiliferous fossiliferous  /ˌfɑ sə ˈlɪ fə rəs/


  • (adj) bearing or containing fossils


  • Man landing on Madeira could be 4 centuries prior to its colonization by the Portuguese

    ( Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) ) Four centuries before its colonization by the Portuguese, man may have landed on Madeira Island. This can be deduced from a study led by the Spanish National Research Council, based on the dating of some ancient mice bones found in a fossiliferous site in Ponta de São Lourenço.
    on April 29, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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