Gray Fossil Site Main Page
Gray Fossil Museum
Possible analogous feature, the Mammoth Site, near Hot Springs, South Dakota.
Modern tapirs, information on all aspects of these animals, and their endangered status worldwide
Tennessee Archaeology Network
University of Michigan's Animal Diversity Website: Tapirs
University of Michigan's Animal Diversity Website: Rhinos
Tennessee Geological Survey
Tennessee Division of Archaeology
|Fill, recently emplaced during construction, usually reddish.|
|Weathered, light gray or buff colored clay.|
|Carbonaceous material, lignite.|
|Sandy, or sandy layers.|
|Varved or layered clay.|
|Reddish soil or subsoil, residual.|
|"Boulder" interrupting the progress of drilling.|
|Hole Terminated due to depth.|
|Hole terminated due to "Refusal"|
Colors suggest color of material penetrated.
Information provided by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, from on-site auger drilling logged by geologist Larry Bolt.