Preservation of Animal Remains

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HUGH MILLER, viewing the hundreds of complete fossil fish which lay on a single bedding plane of the Old Red Sandstone, speculated on the causes which had led to so vast an accumulation, and on the repetition of this phenomenon at intervals throughout this series of rocks. The problem he then propounded is still unsolved, and to it have been added those which are presented by the bone beds in the Pontian of Pikermi and in many other horizons and localities.

Rezente Wirbeltierleichen und ihre paläobiologische Bedeutung.

Von Prof. Dr. Johannes Weigelt. Pp. xvi + 227 + 38 Tafeln. (Leipzig: Max Weg, 1927.) 24 gold marks.

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WATSON, D. Preservation of Animal Remains. Nature 123, 43–44 (1929). https://doi.org/10.1038/123043a0

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