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Outcrop of fossil snail shells at Steinheim

Steinheimer Schneckensand (Gemeinde Steinheim)In the "Steinheimer Becken" (Steinheim Basin) in the municipality of Steinheim am Albuch, you can find a number of places where sand is mixed with fossil snail shells. In a sand pit on the outskirts of Steinheim, you can collect the fossil snails. The municipal sand pit is located near Steinhirt and Lettenhülbe.

Tip: take a short walk along the geological educational trail or on the meteor crater circular walk. One of the stopping points is the municipal sand pit.

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