世界遺産-World Heritage- 国や民族をこえて、人類が共有すべき普遍的な価値をもつ遺産を分別して紹介。

(Messel Pit Fossil Site)

Mission control birds-eye view
Crocodile Found in Messel Pit Fossil Site / Krokodil aus der Grube Messel
Messel Pit Propaleotherium

国名:de Germany

登録年:1995年

登録基準:(viii)
Messel Pit is the richest site in the world for understanding the living environment of the Eocene, between 57 million and 36 million years ago. In particular, it provides unique information about the early stages of the evolution of mammals and includes exceptionally well-preserved mammal fossils, ranging from fully articulated skeletons to the contents of stomachs of animals of this period.

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