South Carolina Fossils

  title={South Carolina Fossils},
  • Geology
  • Nature
IN a paper on “Vertebrate Remains, chiefly from the Phosphate Beds of South Carolina,” published in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (vol. viii. part iii.), Prof. Joseph Leidy prefaces his careful description of the many separate remains by a few general remarks on the subject, some extracts from which may interest our readers. The fossils are mainly from the so-called Ashley phosphate beds of South Carolina, which “are composed of sands and clays, intermingled…