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Some crinoids from the Indian Ocean

Ailsa McGown Clark

Some crinoids from the Indian Ocean

by Ailsa McGown Clark

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indian Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Crinoidea -- Indian Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 153-156.

      Statementby Ailsa M. Clark.
      SeriesBulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology, v. 24, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .B75 vol. 24, no. 2, QL384.C8 .B75 vol. 24, no. 2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76-156 p.
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5456781M
      LC Control Number73159081

        The Indian Ocean moves from a discussion of physical elements, its shape, winds, currents and boundaries, to a history from pre-Islamic times to the modern period of European dominance. Going far beyond pure maritime history, this compelling survey is an invaluable addition to political, cultural and economic world by: The ocean was also a highway for the exchange of religions, cultures and technologies, giving the Indian Ocean region an identity as a largely self-contained "world." This important study traces the history of the Indian Ocean from ages past to the present day.5/5(1).

      The floor of the Indian Ocean has an average depth of c, ft (3, m). The Mid-Oceanic Ridge, a broad submarine mountain range extending from Asia to Antarctica, divides the Indian Ocean into three major sections—the African, Antardis, and Australasian. Mawsonites spriggi, when discovered, was identified as a fossilized jellyfish (figure 2).It was found in a sandstone bed that covers more than square miles (1, km 2) of outback South Australia Millions of such soft-bodied marine creatures are exquisitely preserved in this sandstone bed. Consider what happens to soft-bodied creatures like jellyfish when washed up on a beach : Dr. Andrew A. Snelling.

      Crinoids - The Living Fossil. But wait it sounds like a description of living animals. I thought these pages were about fossils! Well right on both counts. Crinoids are alive and well and living in an ocean near you! They are also some of the oldest fossils on the planet. The earliest come from the Ordovician Period. Using a broad geographic perspective, the book includes references to connections between the Indian Ocean world and the Americas. Moving into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Alpers looks at issues including the new configuration of colonial territorial boundaries after World War I, .


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