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Referee's report by William Thomas Calman, on a paper 'Fossils of the late pre-cambrian (newer proterogoic) Adelaide series, South Australia' by Tannatt William Edgeworth David and Robin John Tillyard

Reference number: RR/47/12

Date: 18 May 1932

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Sectional committee: Geology

Paper reference code: B.30

Not recommended for publication. The remains that are used in the paper are 'extremely obscure' and many have failed to recognise any certain trace of organic structure on any of the slabs. From a zoological point of view, the paper has no scientific value.

[Not published].

Endorsed on verso as received 19 May 1932.

Reference number
RR/47/12
Earliest possible date
18 May 1932
Physical description
Standardised form (type D) and report on paper
Page extent
3 pages
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Typescript
Manuscript

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William Thomas Calman

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William Thomas Calman, Referee's report by William Thomas Calman, on a paper 'Fossils of the late pre-cambrian (newer proterogoic) Adelaide series, South Australia' by Tannatt William Edgeworth David and Robin John Tillyard, 18 May 1932, RR/47/12, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_47_12/referees-report-by-william-thomas-calman-on-a-paper-fossils-of-the-late-pre-cambrian-newer-proterogoic-adelaide-series-south-australia-by-tannatt-william-edgeworth-david-and-robin-john-tillyard, accessed on 16 July 2024

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