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1 Whybrow, Peter J. ; Hill, Andrew (edited by) Fossil Vertebrates of Arabia: with Emphasis on the Late Miocene Faunas, Geology, and Palaeoenvironments of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
0300071833 / 9780300071832; This volume brings together for the first time the results of research on Arabian continental vertebrates found in the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman, and the Republic of Yemen. Eminent scientists from Arabia, Europe, and the United States provide up-to-date information on Arabian paleontology as well as on Arabian stratigraphical, geological, isotopic, and paleomagnetic topics. The book presents new fossil records from Arabia and Pakistan and discusses the closing of the ancient Middle Easty Tethys seaway. Included are reviews of taphonomy, carbon isotopes, ancient Arabian environs and the earliest evidence of the genus Homo in the region; linked research findings in Arabia to others in Asia and Africa; and a look at Arabia in the larger context of Old World Tertiary faunas and world Tertiary oceans. The title page, contents and introduction in Arabic and English. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Yale Univ Press
New Haven, CT, 1999, First Edition
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Photographs, Drawings, and Maps; 
002934; 
Price: 29.44 USD
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