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Alcide d’Orbigny’s biostratigraphical travels in France and adjacent regions

Jean-Claude FISCHER & Agnès LAURIAT-RAGE

en Comptes Rendus Palevol 1 (7) - Pages 549-554

Published on 31 December 2002

The numerous travels made by Alcide d’Orbigny during about twenty years, between 1834 and 1855, essentially for biostratigraphical investigations, were almost never recalled in the scientific papers. The data contained in his various publications concerning the palaeontological sites where he collected himself fossil samples allowed to list nearly 400 localities where he worked in France and adjacent regions, mainly on Jurassic and Cretaceous deposits.


Keywords:

Alcide d’Orbigny, biostratigraphical travels, France

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