The Fauna of the Pottsville Formation of Ohio Below the Lower Mercer Limestone (Classic Reprint)

The Fauna of the Pottsville Formation of Ohio Below the Lower Mercer Limestone (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Fauna of the Pottsville Formation of Ohio Below the Lower Mercer Limestone This report on the fauna of the Pottsville formation of Ohio below the Lower Mercer limestone is a portion of a much more ex tensive investigation which deals with the entire Pottsville fauna of Ohio, a large portion of which is at present in manuscript form. The field of study is practically new, as up to the present time very little work has been done on the Pottsville fauna of this State, with the exception of a few papers which treat of the Lower Mercer fossils of Flint Ridge and the vicinity. The formation as developed in Ohio includes thirteen fossiliferous horizons, of which six are marine lime stones, four iron ores which contain marine faunas, and three shale horizons associated with coal beds which contain fresh or brackish water fossils. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243121253
  • 9780243121250