Peshchishchensky geological sections

Location: Verkhneuslonsky district, surroundings of the Peshchishchi village

The section represents a natural formation laying bare a classical section of the Permian formation in the east of the Russian platform. There are fossils of ancient creatures have been preserved, imprints of ancient fish, mollusks, water lilies, and seaweed containing minerals; varieties of gypsum, calcium and quartz crystals, lumps of silicon, and fusions of chalcedony.