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What is the name of the Fossil Park established in Dindori ?


1. Ghughwa National Fossil Park
2. Ken Fossil Park
3. Son Fossil Park
4. Kuno Fossil Park

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Ghughwa National Fossil Park

The correct answer is Ghughwa National Fossil Park.

  • Ghughwa Fossil National Park is located in Dindori in Madhya Pradesh.
  • It was established on 5th May 1983.
  • The fossils in Ghughwa were discovered in the year 1970.
  • These fossils are 65 million years old.
  • These fossils are of the same time when dinosaurs were found on the earth.
  • Ghughwa fossils are related to trees, plants, leaves, fruits, flowers, and seeds. 

  • The total area of ​​Ghughwa National Fossil Park is 0.27 square kilometers.
  • It is the smallest National Park of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Before 1998, it was part of the Mandla district but after the formation of Dindori, it becomes part of it.
  • So far, 31 genera of 18 family fossils have been discovered in Ghughwa. 

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