Report of the Meetings Volume 34

Report of the Meetings Volume 34

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... caused by the rough treatment they had experienced in being removed from the original deposit in which many of them had been imbedded, and which was subsequently broken up before being removed to and lodged in the formation that now overlies the Caithness flags. I think it right to mention that Mr. J. Cleghorn of Vick, and Mr. Dick of Thu!-so, were the first local geologists who found and made public the fact that this formstion was fossiliferous--a fact previously doubted. I am again indebted to Mr. J. Gwyn J effreys for his kindness in naming: the Mollusca and Cirripedia. For the rest I am answerable. The following list contains 41 additions, which with the 42 in the first list gives a total of 83 species of shells, &c., from the Boulder-clay of Caithness as ascertained up to the present time: Recapitulation. Varieties of species New. in last list. Additions. Shells--Univalves........ 8.... 2.. 10, Bivalves........ 15, 1 16, Brachiopoda...... 1.-----1, Entornostraca.... 1.---1, Cirripedia........ 2.-----2, Annelida........ 1.----1, Polyzoa........... 2.---2, Echinodermata.. 3.-----3, Foraminifera.... 5....---.... 5 Previous list of 1862.......................... 42 Making together of ascertained species and varieties 83 Of which in the present list 36 are British, and all are Scandinavian and Arctic. On an Accumulation of Shells, with Human Industrial Remains, found on a hill near the River Teign, in Devonshire. "By W. PENGELLY, F.R.S., F.G.S. In thispaper the author described a large accumulation of shells, all of them such as were derivable from the estuary of the Teign, which had been found in a trench rudely but distinctly cut in the New Red Conglomerate at Rocombe, in the parish of Stokeinteignhead, about...
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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 585g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980840
  • 9781236980847