Flaming Cliffs, Omnogovi Province

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The Flaming Cliffs site, also known as Bayanzag, sometimes Bain-Dzak,, with the alternative Mongolian name of Улаан Эрэг, is a region of the Gobi Desert in the Ömnögovi Province of Mongolia, in which important fossil finds have been made. It was given this name by American paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews, who visited in the 1920s. The area is most famous for yielding the first discovery of dinosaur eggs. Other finds in the area include specimens of Velociraptor and eutherian mammals. It is illegal here to remove fossils without appropriate permits.The red or orange color of the sandstone cliffs, hence the nickname.Dinosaur fossilsThe following are dinosaur fossils that have been found in the Flaming Cliffs.Theropods: Maniraptorans: Velociraptor, SaurornithoidesOviraptorids: Oviraptor Ornithischians Ceratopsians: ProtoceratopsAnkylosaurids: Pinacosaurus
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  • This is another breathtaking natural view at central/ southern part of Mongolia. The cliff looks like it is on fire especially during the sunset. Hence, it is given the name as “Flaming Cliffs”. There...  more »
  • I visited Mongolia in 2015, staying at Three Camel Lodge and visiting the Flaming Cliffs. The site is small, but I felt we saw a lot and the landscape is beautiful. Worth a visit if it's not too out o...  more »
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