Notice of the Discovery of Additional Remains of Land Animals in the Coal-Measures of the South Joggins, Nova Scotia

  title={Notice of the Discovery of Additional Remains of Land Animals in the Coal-Measures of the South Joggins, Nova Scotia},
  author={John William Sir Dawson},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  pages={5 - 7}
  • J. Dawson
  • Published 1 February 1862
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
In the long range of rapidly wasting cliffs at the South Joggins, every successive year exposes new examples of erect trees and other fossils; and, as the removal of the fallen débris is equally rapid with the wasting of the cliff, it is only by repeated visits that the geologist can thoroughly appreciate the richness of this remarkable section, while every renewed exploration is certain to be rewarded by new facts and specimens. The present notice is intended to record the gleanings obtained… 

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