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An abrupt Upper Middle Cambrian faunal change, Christmas Hills, Tasmania

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Jago, JB (1971) An abrupt Upper Middle Cambrian faunal change, Christmas Hills, Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 105. pp. 83-86. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Sediments containing two almost entirely different Upper
Middle Cambrian faunas are in direct contact near
Christmas Hills, Tasmania. Two reasons are advanced
in explanation for this faunal change, (a) that there is
a disconformity at the position of the faunal change, or
(b) that the younger fauna replaced the older fauna due
to a change in environment.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 83-86
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 04:10
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:32
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