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A Late-Glacial Flora in Ireland Co. Monaghan, Ireland

Nature volume 149, page 502 (02 May 1942) | Download Citation



IN 1715 the molar teeth and other remains of a mammoth were discovered to the east of Belturbet, Co. Cavan1. In 1940 a site in the townland of Drumurcher, Co. Monaghan, where near a mill there was a small alluvial flat, was tentatively identified as the place of the original find.

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    , Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc, 29 (1715).

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    , Proc. Prehist. Soc, Paper 11 (1937).

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    , and , Proc. Roy. Irish Acad., B, 44 (1938).

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    , Proc. Roy. Irish Acad., B, 42 (1934).

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    , Abhandl. Naturwiss. Ver. Bremen, 23 (1914).

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  1. Iveagh Geological Laboratory, Trinity College, Dublin. March 31.

    • G. F. MITCHELL


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