Contact (red arrow) between the underlying marine shales of the Bearpaw Formation and the coastal Horseshoe Canyon Formation.
McCann Butte in the Bearpaws, view to the west across glacial moraine. 1920 USGS photograph.
Bearpaw shale being excavated to recover ammonites for ammolite production.
Bearpaw Mountains. View south near Clear Creek, Blaine County, Montana. July 31, 1920.
A specimen of Placenticeras ammolite from the Bearpaw Formation.

It outcrops in the U.S. state of Montana, as well as the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and was named for the Bear Paw Mountains in Montana.

- Bearpaw Formation

The Cretaceous Bearpaw Formation outcrops in these mountains, and is named for the range.

- Bears Paw Mountains
Contact (red arrow) between the underlying marine shales of the Bearpaw Formation and the coastal Horseshoe Canyon Formation.

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