Cretaceous-Eocene contact in the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain by Lloyd William Stephenson

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  • Paleontology -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.),
  • Paleontology -- Gulf Coast (U.S.),
  • Paleontology -- Eocene.,
  • Paleontology -- Cretaceous.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby Lloyd William Stephenson.
SeriesShorter contributions to general geology -- 1914-J, Professional paper / U.S. Geological Survey -- 90-J, Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 90-J.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 155-182, [7] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18811285M

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Notable is the presence of two isopods, Aegidae, rare among fossils. Cretaceous-Eocene contact lies about feet below the surface but at Wilmington it is a few feet above sea level.

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Other common bivalved mollusks include clams similar to modern Atlantic and Gulf species, present throughout the time of Coastal Plain deposition. Especially noteworthy among these are rock- and wood-boring clams.

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