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Paper, 'The fossil flora of Bovey Tracey' by Oswald Heer

Reference number: PT/67/8

Date: 1861


Refers to Bovey Tracey in Devon. 86 manuscript pages and 27 plates showing various botanical fossil specimens.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the fossil flora of Bovey Tracey'.

Communicated by Sir C [Charles] Lyell. Received by the Royal Society on 16 November 1861. Read 21 November 1861.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 11, 1862.

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Oswald Heer

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