Edward Hitchcock draft, "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England" : a report to the government of Massachusetts in 1863
- Edward Hitchcock draft, "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England" : a report to the government of Massachusetts in 1863
A manuscript draft of Edward Hitchcock's "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England." The paper discusses issues related to the identification of fossil footprints and refers to the species with identifications that may be unreliable and that are doubtful, as well as new species which Hitchcock believes should be added. This version of the manuscript has lengthy descriptions of the tracks for each species mentioned. Hitchcock also raises questions about insect tracks and addresses questions about the number of phalanges in the fossil footprints discussed and whether the animals that created the tracks were birds.
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
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Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Supplement to the Ichnology of New England
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