Vidra is a locality situated in Alba county, with a population of 43 inhabitants.

Vidra

Vidra, The snail hill

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GPS Coordinates:
46,36624 N, 22,87509 E

The snail hill (Dealul cu melci) of Vidra is a palaeonthological reservation that constitutes a rich fossil gastropod point, that is representative fot the reef facies of the Senonian, a period of the superior Cretaceous.

Geologically unique, 65-70 million yars old, it reprezents an alternation of grit stone and marl conglomerates with 35 species of mollusk among wich the dominant from is Acteonella Gigantea. The protected area has a surface of 0.6 ha.

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