Fossil (Mandla Plant) NATIONAL PARK
About Fossil (Mandla Plant) National Park
The Mandla Plant Fossil National Park, also known as the Fossil National Park, is located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in the district of Mandla. It majorly contains plant fossils of vegetation that is said to be around 40 to 150 million years old. The fossils displayed here are collected from the surrounding villages of Chanti-hills, Ghughua, Deorakhurd, Deori Kohani, Barbaspur, Umaria, and Charagaon.The plant fossils found and collected include gymnosperms, angiosperms, palms, some bryophytes, monocotyledons and some molluscs. The fossils are being studied in the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany.
distance from major cities
Jabalpur – About 85 km
Delhi – About 938 km
Mumbai – About 1180 km