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Date of Work

Summer 1964

Description

President George Starcher, left, and Wilson Laird right, stand with geology students near the head of a triceratops dinosaur. Charles Frye, a UND student, discovered the dinosaur while mapping the area around Marmarth. The site of the dinosaur was 15 miles north of Marmarth, ND or about 85 miles southwest of Dickinson. UND's Geology Department displays the triceratops head in Leonard Hall.

Subject

Students -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota

People Depicted

Starcher, George William, 1906-; Laird, Wilson M. (Wilson Morrow), 1915-1997

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Triceratops, President George Starcher, Wilson Laird, Marmarth, North Dakota, Geology Department, Dinosaur Excavation, Dinosaurs, College presidents, Fossils - Collection and preservation, Excavation, Paleontology, Triceratops, College students

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