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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  • The Flaming Cliffs offer scenic landscape (especially at sunrise) in the middle of the steppes but are small in scope. One of 2 or 3 such sights in the Gobi. Standard stop on many of the Gobi tour iti...  more »
  • Flaming Cliffs offer some stunning relief in what is otherwise sometimes rather flat and barren land. The cliffs are particularly impressive near sundown, when the angle of the sun paints the cliffs a...  more »
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  • THISH PLACE LIKE MIRAMAAR IN PUBG AND THISH PLACE IS SAME 2 SAME DITTO LIKE MIRAMAAR
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