On the Cretaceous Formation of Bahia (Brazil), and on Vertebrate Fossils collected therein

  title={On the Cretaceous Formation of Bahia (Brazil), and on Vertebrate Fossils collected therein},
  author={Joseph C. Mawson and Arthur Smith Woodward},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  pages={128 - NP}
I. Stratigphy. [J. M.] At the end of the year 1859, Mr. Samuel Allport communicated to the Geological Society his discovery of a series of fossiliferous rocks, apparently of Mesozoic age, in the neighbourhood of Bahia (Brazil). In 1870 the same formation was more adequately described by Prof. C. F. Hartt, who regarded it as probably equivalent to the Neocomian of Europe; and, in 1878, the whole of the Cretaceous basin of Bahia formed the subject of a memoir by Dr. Orville A. Derby. The work of… Expand

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