Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Ichnofossil

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1138

Synonym: Trace fossil

An ichnofossil is a geological record of the traces of living creatures during their life, such as footprints, trails, dwelling caves, foraging trails, and working tools or decorations of ancient humans.

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