Dinosaurs of Narmada Valley

River Narmada is the key river of centaral India originating from Maikal ranges of Satpura hills, close to Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh. It passes throgh Madhya pradesh, Maharastra and Gujrat prior to becoming a member of the sea in gulf of Cambay. This area was the moment the part of Gondwana plate and retailers various fossil data starting from Pre-Cambarian time period to Pleistocene period of Cenozoic period. Quite a few dinosaurian fossils have been discoverd by various personnel from Lameta formations of Cretaceous and upper cretaceous intervals in Narmada valley.

The initial Dinosaur fossil was found by R. Lydeckkar in 1877 close to Jabalpur. This was named as Titanosaur meaing ‘ Gaint lizard. ‘ Afterwards it was renamed as Isiosaur. some othe rincomplete fossils like lametosaur and other fossils were being uncovered together river Narmada. Right until 1982-84 when Dr. Shrivastava from Geological survey of India and his crew uncovered a major fossil of Dinosaur belonging to cornivorous group of Sauropods. This was identified from lamta formations in Raiholi village of Gujrat. It was Later named by the workforce of Experts from The united states as Rajausaurus narmanednsis.

This was the prince of dinosaurs as it bore a horn on its fore head. Many nestling web-sites of dinosaurs have also been discovered from different spots like Dhar, Jabalpur, and Mandla districts of Madhya Pradesh. Just lately a workforce of Professors and research students (Dr. Ravi Upadhyay, Dr. K. W. Shah, Mrs Sharad Trivedi Upadhyay, Mukesh Dwivedi and Wasim Khan) from Authorities Narmada university, Hoshangabad discovered quite a few fossils of Dinosaurs and eggs from Siddhaghat around Patai village of Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh. A person of the fossil was observed to be of 43 feet. Various fossilized bonees of 8 to 10 toes and eggs have been discivered from this web page. Impressiond of feathers and wings of 5-8 ft ended up also noticed from the web site supporting the evidences of Flying dinosaurs.

Most of the fossils ended up identified to be belonging from Cretaceous to higher cretaceous interval. Some palnt fossils ended up also discovered from this region. a new web-site of dinosaur is also identified by the author at Hoshangabad. The fossilized bones are of medium sized Dinosaur. The Valley is prosperous in Fossils so there are options of acquiring extra fossils of Dinosaurs fossils from this valley. A report has been submitted for conservation and further more investigation on Dinosaurs to the Governing administration.



Resource by Ravi Upadhyay