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The work to reinforce Mount Soledad after the October 2007 landslide has provided a peek into La Jolla's watery past.
Fossils of clams, snails and plants found at the slide site reveal this part of the mountain was a deep-sea canyon millions of years ago.

"It was a little bit of a surprise, but we were not shocked" - Kesler Randall, a paleontologist at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

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