By Shanchi Peng; Richard A Robison
Many trilobite species of the order Agnostida have brief stratigraphic levels and worldwide distribution in open-marine deposits. they're such a lot ample and so much different from concerning the center heart Cambrian to the center higher Cambrian the place they're proving to be very good biostratigraphic indices. We describe surprisingly wealthy agnostoid faunas of that age from thick, well-exposed sections, one close to Paibi and one close to Wangcun, in northwestern Hunan Province, China. All collections are from the Huaqiao Formation, the definition of that is revised and its stratigraphic content material is multiplied. many of the fossils are good preserved in darkish, laminated, argillaceous carbonates that have been deposited in reduce slope environments. those are assigned to seventy six species and 33 genera. New species defined are Agnostus? babcocki, Ammagnostus? cryptus, Ammagnostus histus, Ammagnostus hunanensis, Ammagnostus wangcunensis, Baltagnostus? ambonus, Linguagnostus stenus, Lisogoragnostus hybus, Lisogoragnostus mictus, and Utagnostus songae. Species reassigned in a brand new regularly occurring blend are Ammagnostus laiwuensis (Lorenz, 1906), Glaberagnostus? cicer (Tullberg, 1880), Kormagnostus minutus (Schrank, 1975), and Pseudophalacroma scanense (Westergård, 1946). The subfamily Ammagnostinae Öpik, 1967, is increased to kinfolk rank. Read more...
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PHASES OF THE KOREAN WAR In terms of how it affected the life of the GI, the war in Korea was fought in three (possibly four) rather broad phases. These are not distinct, and the dates provided to identify them are arbitrary, perhaps more helpful to the historian who would write about it, than the young men and women who were involved. The phases of the war reflect the manner in which it was fought and, in this case, could well be titled retreat, advance, stalemate, for these are their primary characteristics.
Japanese and American maps showed different tide levels, a matter of some importance when the plan was to invade from the sea on Landing Ship, Tank (LSTs). Frequently, cartographers used elevation for names of hills. Heights on the Korean map are given in meters, and many of these hills derived their name from their elevation. 28. The practice of naming hills and valleys as well as lines and outposts ended April 28 1953, after which the entire front, from coast to coast, was known as the main line of resistance.
There were many other nations involved: some primarily as token assignments to support the United Nations and some, such as the Soviet Union, that were involved in fairly large numbers. On the United Nations side, other than the United States, Great Britain (supported by members of the Commonwealth) provided the largest contingent of support. HISTORIOGRAPHY OF THE WAR Despite its identification as a forgotten war, the last fifty years have seen a considerable amount of scholarly work designed to bring some understanding to the origins of the war, the process by which it was fought, and the legacy it produced.