The Texan Permian and Its Mesozoic Types of Fossils

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891 - Geology - 51 pages
 

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Page 9 - NICHOLSON. A Manual of Zoology, for the use of Students. With a General Introduction on the Principles of Zoology. By HENRY ALLEYNE NICHOLSON, MD, D.Sc., FLS, FGS, Regius Professor of Natural History in the University of Aberdeen.
Page 266 - Report of the progress of the Geological Survey of the State of Virginia for the year 1840.
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Page 96 - A reprint of the annual reports and other papers on the geology of the Virginias.
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Page 364 - He here advanced the idea that the enumeration of the mineral constituents of rocks could never be satisfactorily applied for the determination of the relative position of strata, but that recourse must be had to the organic remains. " We find the same organized remains associated with equivalent strata in every part of the earth...
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