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1878-1881: The discovery of the Bernissart Iguanodons

Drawing: Gustave Lavalette (1883), RBINS1878/1881

Museum of Natural Sciences (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences)

Museum of Natural Sciences (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences)
Brussels, Belgium

A world premiere! About thirty iguanodons were discovered in a coal mine in Bernissart, Belgium, 322 to 356 metres underground. Beside, the dinosaur skeletons were more or less complete and the bones were in the right place.

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  • Title: 1878-1881: The discovery of the Bernissart Iguanodons
  • Creator: Drawing: Gustave Lavalette (1883), RBINS
  • Date Created: 1878/1881
  • Location: Bernissart, Belgium
  • Medium: Paper

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