Here is the K/T boundary. Just below the juicy clay layers Map of the excursion area (yellow square). Detailed excursion itinerary here detailed map of the curfs and Geulhemmerberg quarries
Underlying image Google earth
Introduction to the K/T boundary in the Geulhemmerberg caves
Panorama of the walls of the cave
Fieldtrip to the K/T boundary, Saturday, May 13, 2006
Fieldtrip Program geology of the cave geology of Curfs quarry How to get there? What to bring?
Fieldtrip to the The Geulhemmerberg and the K/T boundary Caves
Fieldtrip program (tentative) Saturday May 13, 2006
08.00 (a.m.) Bus leaves the Hotel(s) for Limburg.
10.30 Arrival at the Geulhemmermolen parking lot
10.30 - 12.30 visit Caves (group 1) and visit Curfs quarry (group 2)
12.30-13.30 Lunch, probably at the Geulhemmermolen restaurant
13.30 - 15.30 visit Caves (group 2) visit Curfs quarry (group 1)
16.00 - 17.30 drinks at the Natural History museum of Maastricht. Visit of the collections of the type Maastrichtian with many victims of the Chicxulub impact, among which the famous Mosasaurs and even a few dinosaurs.
Entrance of the Geulhemmerberg caves
Map of the Geulhemmerberg groeve (quarry). The cave system is man made by extracting blocks of building stones over the centuries.