On the Dinosauria of the Cambridge Greensand

  title={On the Dinosauria of the Cambridge Greensand},
  author={Harry Govier Seeley},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  pages={591 - 636}
  • H. Seeley
  • Published 1 February 1879
  • Environmental Science
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
Introductory Note. The remains of Dinosaurs were for many years very rarely met with in the Cambridge Upper Greensand; and several important parts of the skeleton have never yet been found. But a considerable collection of more than 500 bones is now preserved in the Woodwardian Museum alone; and since the greater number of these fossils have been discovered in larger or smaller sets of naturally associated remains, each of which is obviously a portion of the skeleton of a single individual… 

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