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The Million Year Show - Lucerne 20 million years ago

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Lucerne 20 million years ago. Wall painting by Ernst Maass, 1968, based on scenarios reconstructed by renowned scientists: view from the sea, looking south. A river flowing from the original Alps deposits pebbles, sand and mud into the sea. Heat-loving plants and animals live on the shore.

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The largest fossil plate ever uncovered in the alpine foreland, containing over 700 fossils (locality: Lucerne Cantonal Hospital).