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Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: Fossil Human Skeleton. [Fossil bones of many animals until recently supposed to be human]
Person: BUSH   
Source: Hiberna Curiosa   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: Fossil Bones from Ava.
Person: CRAWFURD, Mr.   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811-812, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Palaeontology   Fossil Molluscs   
Topic: Fossil Shells. [Proportion of the fossil types of shells, to that of recent genera]
Person: SERRES, Marcel de   
Source: Annales des Sciences   Bulletin Soc. Linn. de Bourdeaux, ii.4   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Radiatology), Para 4
Category: Palaeontology   Fossils   Science   Periodicals   Education   
Topic: Petrified Mushrooms! [The discovery, near Plymouth, of what the Athenaeum believes to be a fossil form, is probably reported wrongly in a "provincial journal". The Athenaeum hopes that the spread of "natural knowledge" will stop "such ignorant notices in our public prints"]

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955-956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 7
Category: Palaeontology   Fossils   Palaeozoology   
Topic: Fish in Chalk. [Mantell has found more than twelve species of "antediluvian fish" near Lewes. There are several sorts of sharks, a pike, a salmon, an eel but they are different from their modern equivalents]
Person: MANTELL   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 4
Category: Mineralogy   Palaeontology   Organic Minerals   
Topic: Lignite or Fossil Wood. [Eichfield has discovered fossil wood on one of the gulfs of the Danube, near Belgrade]
Person: EICHFIELD, M.   LICHFELDT, M.   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Antiquities), Para 2
Category: Palaeontology   Geology   Natural History   Christian Religion   
Topic: [Bones of hyenas and rhinoceroses etc have been found in a cave in Yorkshire. Animal bones have also been found in caves in Europe and there has been a similar recent find near Maidstone, Kent. Buckland suggests that the bones date from a time "anterior to the deluge of Noah". Ranking dates the bones much later, suggesting they are from captive wild animals shown in nearby Roman amphitheatres. Other remains (of elephants and mammoths) in Behring`s Straits, Ranking believes came from animals belonging to the Turks, Moguls and Chinese and carried by river to the Arctic. The Athenaeum waits for the bones to be compared with those of modern animals]
Person: BUCKLAND   RANKING, Mr. J.   
Source: Buckland: Reliquiae Diluvianae   Brande`s Journal   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 7
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: Fishes in the London Clay

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Sauriology), Para 6
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: English Crocodiles. [Six instances of the remains of what seem to be crocodiles are listed. Cuvier believes the crocodiles are "of a species distinct from the recent kinds"]
Person: DELUC, M. G. A.   CUVIER   JOHNSTONE (of Bristol)   MANTELL   YOUNG   WOOLLER   
Source: Cuvier: Recherches vol. ii   Webster: Geological Transactions vol ii   Geology of England and Wales   Edinburgh Philosophical Journal   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 140, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: The Stone Lily. [The remains of an extinct animal, called the "eucrinite", in limestone]
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Sauriology), Para 4
Category: Palaeontology   Folklore   
Topic: Discovery of the great Dragon of Antiquity. [Collini was the first to describe a gigantic winged lizard, named "pterodactyle" by Cuvier. If reconstructed, this animal would appear fabulous, like "something" in Chinese painting]
Person: COLLINI   CUVIER   

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 271, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 1
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: Extinct Animals. [The birds and animals of ancient Egypt are no different from their modern equivalents. The new genera discovered among the fossil skeletons may not be the parent stock of modern animals]
Person: CUVIER   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   

Issue: 080, 06/05/29 p. 287, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Geological Researches, Para 1
Category: Geology   Palaeontology   
Topic: [Discovery of animal bones (hyena, bear etc) in parts of the world (Hungary, Germany, France) where there are no such animals today. The explanation will be in the study of geology]
Person: BUCkLAND   SERRES, Marcel de   DUBREIL   CUVIER   
Source: Cuvier: Analyse des Travaux de l`Acad. Roy. de Sciences   Buckland: Reliquiae Diluvianae   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Recent Discoveries of Fossil Remains, Para 6
Category: Palaeontology   Palaeozoology   Fossil Ungulates   
Topic: [Cuvier claims that where fossil bones are found, there are usually six or seven animals collected in the same place. A recent find in Kent`s Hole near Torquay bears this out, as did an earlier discovery in the tertiary formation near Canterbury of the parts of six animals on a bed of wood and nuts. These were believed to have been browsing together in a wood when "subject to the great convulsion" ]
Person: CUVIER   ENERY, Rev. J. M.   WALKER, (Mineralogist)   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Taunton   Museum of Hull   The Western Exchange   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: Visit of Baron Humboldt to the Ural Mountains
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   China   Geology   Palaeontology   Engineering   Gold Mining   
Topic: [Two letters from Baron Humboldt read at the French Academy, the first describing his trip to the gold mines of Borosowsk, the mines of Malachite, of Gumeselesski, Tagilsk, and the washings of gold and platina, the second describing an excursion to the frontiers of the Chinese empire]
Person: HUMBOLDT   ARAGO, M.   GAY-LUSSAC   ROSE   EHREMBERG   VILLIAMINOT, General   LITVINOT, General   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter[s], 11/11/29
Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 779, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Fossils in the Vicinity of Paris, Para 4
Category: Palaeontology   Fossil Molluscs   
Topic: [Deshayes emphasizes the recent discovery of seven hundred new species of fossil shell near Paris, bringing the total number of fossils "belonging to the single class of mollusca" to more than twelve hundred]
Person: DESHAYES, M.   
Institution: Academie Royale, Paris   
Paper, 16/11/1829
Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Intermixture of Fossils of Extinct Animals with Human Remains
Category: Palaeontology   Palaeozoology   Fossil Molluscs   Palaeoanthropology   
Topic: [Thornville and Vanderback have found a "great, oviparous quadruped", several fresh-water shells and a human finger, fossilized, near Paris]
Person: THORNVILLE, Dr.   VANDERBACK, Dr.   BROBANT, M.   CORDIER, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 101
Heading: Fossil Remains of Sussex, Para 1
Category: Palaeontology   Fossil Molluscs   Fossil Reptiles   
Topic: [Paraphrase, one and a half columns long, of an article from the January "Magazine of Natural History", describing Mantell`s museum in Lewes. Not only does the museum contain the best collection of chalk fossils in the country but Mantell has made further discoveries in the layers below the chalk, of the bones of "vertebrated animals, some of which were of enormous magnitude" in the beds of Weald clay, sand and sandstone]
Person: MANTELL   BAKEWELL   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 267
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Palaeontology   
Topic: [...] Among the presents to the Society laid on the table, was a singularly interesting lithographic print of the various fossil animals discovered in divers parts of Dorsetshire, restored in body, and placed in the actions they appear fitted for
Person: ABERDEEN, Earl of   AMYOT   GAGE   CARLISLE   ELLIS   
Institution: Society of Antiquaries   
Exhibition, 23/04/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Fossil Remains, Para 6
Category: Palaeontology   Fossil Ungulates   
Topic: [A large quantity of fossil bones found in Palermo]

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: A fossil skeleton of the Plisiosamus has lately been discovered in a lias quarry near the river Avon...
Person: PARKER   
Source: Bath Herald   

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Reviews

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 306-308
Heading: Journal of an Embassy to Ava
Category: Geography   Burma   Palaeontology   Botany   Social Anthropology   
Title: Journal of an Embassy from the Governor-General of India to the Court of Ava, in the Year 1827. With an Appendix, containing a Description of Fossil Remains, by Professor Buckland and Mr. Clift
Author: CRAWFURD, John   
Attribution: F. R. S.; F. L. S.; F. G. S.

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 912
Heading: Topography of Somerset
Category: Geography   British Isles   Palaeontology   Fossil Ungulates   
Title: Delineations of the North Western Division of the County of Somerset, and of its Antediluvian Bone Caverns, with a Geological Sketch of the District
Author: RUTTER, John   
Attribution: Author of "Fonthill and its Abbey Delineated"

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