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Neogene paleontology of the Manonga Valley : a window into the evolutionary history of East Africa

Author: Terry Harrison
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, 1997.
Series: Topics in geobiology, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Contributions to this volume detail paleontologic research in Manonga Valley, and shed important light on the evolutionary development of eastern Africa.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Harrison
ISBN: 0306454718 9780306454714
OCLC Number: 716498628
Description: XIX, 418 pages : illustrations, figure, diagram ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Paleontological and Geological Research in the Manonga Valley, Tanzania; T. Harrison, M.L. Mbago. Detailed Stratigraphy of the Neogene Sediments at Tinde and Other Localities in the Central Manonga Basin; J. Verniers. Mineralogy of the Wembere-Manonga Formation, Manonga Valley, Tanzania, and the Possible Provenance of the Sediments; M. Mutakyahwa. Fossil Suids from the Manonga Valley, Tanzania; L.C. Bishop. Later Neogene Hipparions from the Manonga Valley, Tanzania; R.L. Bernor, M. Armour-Chelu. Fossil Proboscidea from the Wembere-Manonga Formation, Manonga Valley, Tanzania; W.J. Sanders. Systematics, Paleobiogeography, and Paleoenvironmental Significance of Rodents from the Ibole Member, Manonga Valley, Tanzania; A.J. Winkler. Fossil Fish from the Manonga Valley, Tanzania: Description, Paleoecology and Biogeographic Relationships; K.M. Stewart. Late Genozoic Freshwater Mollusks of the Wemberre-Manonga Formation, Manonga Valley, Tanzania; D. Van Damme, A. Gautier. Paleontology and Biochronology of Fossil Localities in the Manonga Valley, Tanzania; T. Harrison, E. Baker. Hominid Origins: A View from the Manonga Valley; T. Harrison. Index.
Series Title: Topics in geobiology, 14.
Responsibility: ed. by Terry Harrison.

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`This book contains a considerable amount of new data on the paleotology, geology, and evolutionary history of the important late Miocene-early Manonga Valley locality in East Africa, and as such Read more...

 
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