Faqārīyāt Al-uḥfūrīyah Fī Al-Jazīrah Al-ʻArabīyah

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This illustrated volume brings together for the first time the results of research on Arabian continental vertebrates discovered in the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman, and the Republic of Yemen. Eminent scientists from Arabia, Europe, and the United States provide up-to-date information on Arabian paleontology as well as on Arabian stratigraphical, geological, isotopic, and paleomagnetic topics. The book presents new fossil records from Arabia and Pakistan and discusses the closing of the ancient Middle East Tethys seaway.
 

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Contents

Preface Upper Dam Formation sediments exposed
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A late Miocene insectivore and rodent fauna 25 Isotopes and environments of the Baynunah
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Peter W Ditchfield
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8 Palaeomagnetic correlation and dating of
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Mag of the Western Region Emirate of bu Dhabi United Arab Emirates xxv 9 Stable isotope analyses and dating of
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12 Late Miocene fishes of the Emirate of
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osteology and palaeoecology
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Late Miocene Carnivora from the Emirate of synthesis
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A fossil hippopotamus from the Emirate of
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Fossil pecorans from the Baynunah Formation graphic settings
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Late Miocene Baynunah Formation Emirate
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Proboscidean taphonomy isotopes and 32 A dinosaur from the Republic of Yemen
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33 Arabian Tertiary fauna flora and localities
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36 Oligocene and Miocene palaeoceanographya
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Oligocene and Miocene palaeogeography
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Miocene elephantids Mammalia from the Part V
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Hipparions from the late Miocene Baynunah
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