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On the occurence of Megaceros Hibernicus, in the ancient Lacustrine deposits of Ireland

W. Williams

On the occurence of Megaceros Hibernicus, in the ancient Lacustrine deposits of Ireland

with remarks on the probable age of these beds

by W. Williams

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Published by Stephen Austin in Hertford .
Written in English


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Extracted from the Geological Magazine, August, 1881.

Statementby W. Williams.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17571856M

The object of this work is to give, in a connected form, a summary of the development of the vegetable kingdom in geological time. To the geologist and botanist the subject is one of importance with reference to their special pursuits, and one on which it has not been . However, in the lake-dwelling at Cloonfinlough, Co. Roscommon, bones of the Megaceros Hibernicus have been dug up in a very broken state, as if fractured for the purpose of extracting the marrow, whilst remains of the Megaceros, in company with a greenstone celt, were discovered in a cave at Cappagh, the bones broken and formed into implements by the hands of man.

  Certain lacustrine deposits, full of shells, marls, peat, and bones of stags, cannot, by a hasty glance, be known from tertiary strata collected from ancient lakes. But, upon farther and closer scrutiny, geologists have generally agreed to think that a whole series of deposits, partly marine, partly terrestrial, lacustrine, and fluviatile, has Birds.: Raven, pigeon, lark, duck, snipe. 3. ancient footprints confirming that Homo erectus had a gait like a modern human 4. first use of fire Place each characteristic in the correct area on the Venn diagram, whether it corresponds to Australopithecus, Homo, or both.

Introduction. In the Belgian geologist D'Omalius d'Halloy gave the name Terrain Cretace, for the chalk and rock outcrops of the Paris Basin, and for similar deposits in Belgium and Holland and traceable also from England eastward into Sweden and Poland.. This term "Cretaceous" "chalk-bearing" (from Creta, the Latin word for chalk) later came to be used. Full text of "Report & Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol 10 ()" See other formats.


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On the occurence of Megaceros Hibernicus, in the ancient Lacustrine deposits of Ireland by W. Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

On the occurence of Megaceros Hibernicus, in the ancient Lacustrine deposits of Ireland with remarks on the probable age of these beds by W. Williams Published by Stephen Austin in : III.—On the Occurrence of Megaceros Hibernicus, Owen, in the Ancient Lacustrine Deposits of Ireland; with Remarks on the Probable Age of these Beds Authors: Williams, W.

The skeleton of Megaceros Hibernicus, the largest deer of the species which flourished at the end of the last ice age, was recovered from the bog-lands of Ireland. For Cooke the elk represented a powerful symbol of pre-civilised consciousness. Giant deer or megacerines (tribe Megacerini, family Cervidae, order Artiodactyla) dwelt in Eurasia from the Late Miocene to Holocene and in Africa in the Late Pleistocene.

Based on comparative morphological data and morphofunctional analysis, morphogenetic and ecogenetic trends in this group are by: III.—On the Occurrence of Megaceros Hibernicus, Owen, in the Ancient Lacustrine Deposits of Ireland; with Remarks on the Probable Age of these Beds Article Geol Mag.

The Gigantic Irish Deer, (Megaceros Hibernicus) more familiarly known as tlie Irish Elk, from the earliest discovery of its remains having been made in Ireland, and being still found there in greater abundance than in any other part of Europe, was first described by Dr.

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Study Chapter 22 flashcards from Arthur Wilson 's class online, or in Brainscape's iPhone or Android app. Learn faster with spaced repetition. Chs 1- 7 Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. The Christianization of the Celts of Ireland began in the _____. Lindisfarne Gospels An excellent example of the marriage of Christian imagery and the animal interlace of.

Play this game to review Earth Sciences. The cartoon below is a humorous look at geologic history. If Early Pleistocene mermaids had existed, their fossil remains would be the same age as fossils of. Head of a great Stag (Megaceros hibernicus], found in the Cave of Aurignac 71 75 Sketch of the Great Bear on a Stone, found in the Cave of Massat Portion of the Skull of an Individual belonging to the Epoch of the Great Bear and the Mammoth, found in the Cave of Engis It has been supposed by more than one intelligent naturalist, that the gigantic fossil elk (Megaceros Hibernicus) co-existed with the human race.

Hart has produced what he conceived to be conclusive evidence on this subject, derived from the appearance of a rib, pierced with an oval opening near its lower edge, "with the mar gin depressed. - transition from Australopithecus to Homo - Anthropologist Tim White has suggested Australopithecus garhi as a likely ancestor to Homo habilis.

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The question of ancient marriage customs in Ireland has not been grappled with by antiquaries, and it is probable that, when the solution has been attained, it will exhibit matrimonial alliance in the Emerald Isle in a very different light from that in which it has been hitherto depicted by an extravagantly eulogistic school of writers.

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Mycenaean civilization was centered on the Peloponnesus. Lacustrine Habitations of Upper Italy, Bavaria, Carinthia and Carniola, Pomerania, France, and England—The Crannoges of Ireland: CHAPTER IV. Palustrine Habitations or Marsh-Villages—Surveys made by MM.

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william dawson c.m.g., ll.d., f.r.s., f.g.s., etc. author of “acadian geology,” “the story of the earth,” “egypt and syria; their physical features in relation to bible history,” etc. third and revised edition with numerous. A distinct species characterised the Quaternary deposits of South America.

THE IRISH ELK.—The species (Megaceros hibernicus), commonly but erroneously called the Irish Elk, was, as professor Owen * has pointed out, a true deer, whose place is between the fallow and reindeer.This is due in the first place to the detailed geological and faunal studies of coastal deposits by Dr.

R. LL Praeger, who established the Post-Glacial stratigraphy in Northern Ireland [21 ; 22 ; CHRONOLOGY OF THE DEGLACIATION OF SCOTLAND (e) Peat-filled Lakes The climatic sequence from Ice Age to Post-Glacial is fairly displayed in peat Cited by: 5.Full text of "Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal " See other formats.