Stratigraphical System of Organized Fossils; With Reference to the Specimens of the Original Geological Collection in the British Museum Explaining Their State of Preservation and Their Use in Identifying the British Strata

Stratigraphical System of Organized Fossils; With Reference to the Specimens of the Original Geological Collection in the British Museum Explaining Their State of Preservation and Their Use in Identifying the British Strata

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...Pit. Wilts and Berks Canal near Shrivenham. Even Swindon. Near Wotton Basset.....: o....j ', '... ' '.., .i., . ';!..!.... j SPECIES 2.-.-..-' I i i:: ii, . i."'.., Ovate, hooked, depressed; shell thin, with large transverse undulations j beak, pointed. Length an inch and a quarter, breadth three quarters. Well near Swindon, Wilts and Berks Canal. SPECIES 3. Obliquely ovate, surface even, smooth; lower valve deep, beak not projecting; upper valve flat: shell thin. North Wilts Canal. '..: ..-../ SPECIES 4. Ostrea crista galli. Cockscomb oyster. North Wilts Canal. Bagley Wood Pit. SPECIES 5. Depressed, uneven, with many roundish longitudinal ribs, crossed by imbricated lines of growth, forming distant rugous projections; inside of the shell plain. North Wilts Canal. AVICULA. Avicula costata. Brinkworth Common. PECTEN. SPECIES 1. Nearly circular, depressed, closely striated longitudinally; beak rectangular, ears produced, straight, rough. North Wilts Canal. SPECIES 2. Circular, gibbose, many rough longitudinal ridges with smaller ridges interposed. North Wilts Canal. i' f '..'-'--'''.. J' '-SPECIES 3. Depressed, with roundish imbricated ribs. Brinkworth Common.. ii. TEREBRATULA. PLICATED. Fig. Oaktree Clay Plate. Large, globose, the plaits on the middle of the shell blending with those on the sides; beak acute, much incurved. Nor Wilts Canal. Well near Swindon, Wilts and Berks CaoaL Bagley Wood Pit. CORAL RAG AND PISOLITE. ZOOPHITA. MADREPORA. SPECIES 1. Fig. Coral Rag and Pisolite Plate. Dichotomous; branches rough, closely striated longitudinally; the upper ends rather concave, radiated, lamellae rough. a Steeple Ashton. b Longleat Park...., i, c Stratton. d Ensham Bridge. Wotton Basset. Banner's Ash. Well near Swindon, Wilts and Berks...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123656233X
  • 9781236562333