Fragmenta Minerologica et Palaeontologica

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Author(s): Kenawy, A. I.
Title: New record of large Foraminifera from the Early Eocene rocks of Gabel el Shaghab, Esna, Upper Egyptom
Title: Újabb alsóeocén-kori nagyforaminiferák Esna környékéről (Felső Egyiptom)
Year: 1976
Volume: 7
Pages: 55-77.

Abstract: Some 18 species of Lower Ypresian large foraminifera are described here from the Early Eocene rocks of Gabal El Shaghab, Esna, Upper Egypt. Some of these large foraminifera are recorded for the first time in Egypt. The resemble those described by DA VIES & PINFOLD (1937) from the Punjab Salt Range, India. This support the Idea of the previous existance of an arm of the Indian sea which extended to the Sahara Region of North Africa.

Journal: Fragmenta Minerologica et Palaeontologica
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ISSN: 0367-2697
Publisher: Népművelési Propaganda Iroda, Budapest
Editor(s): Nagy, I. Z. & Nemes, I.