Faqārīyāt Al-uḥfūrīyah Fī Al-Jazīrah Al-ʻArabīyah

Faqārīyāt Al-uḥfūrīyah Fī Al-Jazīrah Al-ʻArabīyah

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This illustrated volume brings together for the first time the results of research on Arabian continental vertebrates discovered in the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman, and the Republic of Yemen. Eminent scientists from Arabia, Europe, and the United States provide up-to-date information on Arabian paleontology as well as on Arabian stratigraphical, geological, isotopic, and paleomagnetic topics. The book presents new fossil records from Arabia and Pakistan and discusses the closing of the ancient Middle East Tethys seaway.Copyright Ac 1999 by Yale University Press. ... The initial palaeontological investigation of an area provides interesting opportunities and problems. ... Prior to the research initiated by The Natural History Museum/Yale expedition to Abu Dhabi, the only suid remains of ... Pickford pointed out the similarity of two of the four known specimens to two species of the middle Miocene genus Listriodon: L. lotkbarti common in Europe and L. akatikubas, known from eastern Africa and the Congo.

Title:Faqārīyāt Al-uḥfūrīyah Fī Al-Jazīrah Al-ʻArabīyah
Author:P. J. Whybrow, Andrew P. Hill, Sharikat Abū Ẓaby lil-ʻAmalīyāt al-Batrūlīyah al-Barrīyah
Publisher:Yale University Press - 1999


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