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New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Monday, 13 January 2020
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This is a map of all the historical sightings of Red-tailed Hawks on eBird in a portion of the Diablo Range between the Bay Area and the Central Valley. The Red-tail is a common bird that lives in a wide variety of habitats, ranging from coastal areas to mountains to savannas. So why, except for a single east-west line across the center of the picture,
One of the more common species of Brachiopod in the upper Ordovician is Ryhnchotrema. This genus of Ryhnchonellids are generally small and roughly triangular in shape with little to no hinge line. Two species are found in the Coburg formation, R. capax and R. increbescens. Their shell shape is the only easy way to tell them apart as both species have a sulcus with three folds, both have ornamental concentric growth lines, and both can be found in the same layers of the Coburn formation.
Actually, nothing is wrong with this picture, or any of the others in this post. Not yet...
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