Natural Monument—Fossils of Mesozoic Era of Mt Taesong

There is a strata of the fossils of the Mesozoic era at the southern foot of Mt Taesong in Pyongyang. It is 2 metres thick and over 100 metres long.

Seen on the surface of the strata is a cyrena fossil weathered with yellowish brown colour. This oval fossil is 2 to 3 cm long.

Also discovered in the strata were traces of fin and plant fossils.

The fossils of the Mesozoic Era of Mt Taesong are under preservation as a natural monument for its significance in studying the evolution of organism in the geological age.

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