No Mosasaurs Today

There are several small tributaries to the Tennessee River named Coon Creek. One located near Savannah in western Tennessee, however, has eroded down into bedrock to reveal a treasure box of fossils from an ancient sea. The exposed rock is called the Coon Creek Formation and is Cretaceous in age, Read more…

The Magic Line

The Tenneswim crew has settled into a distinct routine. Each morning after a camp breakfast our 18 foot pontoon boat is loaded and anywhere from three to six people, plus Andreas, head out¬† to the point where Andreas stopped swimming on the previous day. On the ride out, but before Read more…

Leaving the Rooftop

The mountains of eastern Tennessee form the rooftop of the Tennessee River watershed. This is the highest ground upon which rainwater falls, ultimately making its way down to the river.¬†Today the TenneSwim team leaves our staging area in the town of Sewanee, which lies on that part of the rooftop Read more…