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Transverse sections of thorax of pigeon
414
Transverse sections of neck of pigeon Dorsal aspect of pelvis
414
Anterior diverticulun of interclavicular sac Ventral and dorsal aspects of lung of pigeon
414
Airsacs on the left side of the pigeon
414
Notes
415
Knoxville Cretaceous and Tejon Eocene fossils 448
447
LIILIII Vaqueros Lower Miocene fossils 448
447
Fernando Pliocene Gasteropoda
447
LVLVI Fernando Pliocene fossils
447
Fernando Pliocene Gasteropoda
447
Fernando Pliocene Pelecypoda and Brachiopoda
448
LIXLX Schizodelphis crassangulum Case
459
Canyon Diablo Crater rim from northeast Crater rim from south
460
Canyon Diablo Outer slope of east rim of crater Lime stone boulder on outer slope of crater
462
Canyon Diablo West rim of crater
464
Canyon Diablo Interior wall of crater looking north ward Looking across crater from the north
466
Canyon Diablo Contour map of crater
468
Canyon Diablo Drywash south side of outer rim Whale rock on west rim Boulder on west rim of crater
468
Canyon Diablo Morainelike hills on northern rim of crater Interior walls of crater
468
Canyon Diablo Interior of crater looking south
472
Canyon Diablo Microstructure of gray sandstone
475
Canyon Diablo Altered sandstone from shafts inside of crater
478
Typical forms of Canyon Diablo meteoric irons
479
Etched section of Canyon Diablo iron
482
Canyon Diablo Shaleball irons
486
New and Characteristic Species of Fossil Mollusks from the Oilbearing
552
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