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

@article{DawsonNoticeOT,
  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},
  volume={18},
  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… 

The Pennsylvanian tropical biome reconstructed from the Joggins Formation of Nova Scotia, Canada

The Pennsylvanian (Langsettian) Joggins Formation contains a diverse fossil assemblage, first made famous by Lyell and Dawson in the mid-19th century. Collector curves based on c. 150 years of

The Amphibian Fauna from the South Joggins. Nova Scotia

TLDR
The interest of the Nova Scotia Labyrinthodonts lies therefore in Dendrerpeton acadianum, which provides, not only in the structure of the skull but also of the vertebral column, a form intermediate between the Embolomeri and Rachitomi, combining structural features of both grades.

Sir William Dawson (1820–1899): a very modern paleobotanist

Sir William Dawson was one of Canada’s most influential Nineteenth Century geologists. Although a lifelong opponent of the concept of evolution, a stance that resulted in him being sidelined by the

Permian millipedes from the Fort Sill fissures of southwestern Oklahoma, with comments on allied taxa and millipedes preserved in karstic environments

TLDR
An early Permian millipede fauna containing three new genera and species of millipedes found in fossil-producing pockets of the Fort Sill fissures exposed in the Dolese Quarry near Richards Spur, southwest Oklahoma, USA is reported.

Early Pennsylvanian (Langsettian) fish assemblages from the Joggins Formation, Canada, and their implications for palaeoecology and palaeogeography

A review of all available specimens of fossil fishes from the classic Pennsylvanian Joggins locality of Nova Scotia, Canada, reveals the existence of a diverse community of chondrichthyans

The arthropod trace fossil Cruziana and associated ichnotaxa from the lower Permian Abo Formation, Socorro County, New Mexico

A trace fossil assemblage consisting of Cruziana problematica, Diplichnites gouldi, Diplichnites isp., Monomorphichnus isp., Palaeophycus tubularis, Rusophycus carbonarius, Striatichnium cf. S.

Arthropods invade the land: trace fossils and palaeoenvironments of the Tumblagooda Sandstone (?late Silurian) of Kalbarri, Western Australia

  • N. TrewinK. McNamara
  • Environmental Science, Geography
    Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences
  • 1994
Abstract The trace fossils of the Tumblagooda Sandstone (?late Silurian) of Kalbarri, Western Australia are spectacular in their variety and preservation. They provide a unique insight into the

MICROBIAL MATS AND ICHNOFAUNA OF A FLUVIAL-TIDAL CHANNEL IN THE LOWER PENNSYLVANIAN JOGGINS FORMATION, CANADA

ABSTRACT A meandering fluvial channel body at Coal Mine Point in the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, Nova Scotia contains an unusual fossil assemblage. During an early stage of channel abandonment, a wrinkled

Walking traces of the giant myriapod Arthropleura from the Strathclyde Group (Lower Carboniferous) of Fife

  • P. Pearson
  • Geography, Environmental Science
    Scottish Journal of Geology
  • 1992
Synopsis The discovery of the trace fossil Diplichnites cuithensis, the locomotory track of the giant myriapod Arthropleura, is reported from the Strathclyde Group (Lower Carboniferous) of Fife.

References

SHOWING 1-6 OF 6 REFERENCES

Maxillary bone, vertebrae, ribs, scales, and foot

    ~ nearly complete skeleton, and the maxillary bone and teeth of another specimen

      PuTa vetusta ~ From a bed 1217 feet below that in which the species was originally recognized

        Lower jaw, vertebrm and other bones, and scales

          Skin and dermal plates of Hylonomus

            Dendrerpeton Acad~anum, Owen. i nearly complete skeleton