Abstract

During a recent visit to King Island I was, through the kindness of Mr. J. M. Bowling, fortunate in being able to make a cursory examination of the deposits in which the bones of extinct species of Marsupials occur, and to obtain a small collection of the fossils which are now deposited in the Australian Museum, Sydney.

It has not previously been observed that the wind-blown sand forming the recent dunes is not the original matrix of the fossils. Hence this note...

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Anderson, 1914, Rec. Aust. Mus. 10(9): 275–284
Author
William Anderson
Year
1914
Title
Note on the occurrence of the sand-rock containing bones of extinct species of marsupials (Emu, Kangaroo, Wombat, etc.,) on King Island, Bass Strait, Tasmania
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
10
Issue
9
Start Page
275
End Page
284
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.10.1914.903
Language
English
Date Published
03 October 1914
Cover Date
03 October 1914
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
MAMMALIA: MARSUPIALIA
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16 January 2009
Available Online
06 March 2009
Reference Number
903
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