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law of faunal succession


in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211944
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726613
law of faunal succession

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The principle, first recognized at the beginning of the 19th century by William Smith, that different strata each contain

Reference Entry.  81 words. 

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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