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Jepsen, G. L„ Reeside, J. , 1941, Nomenclature and correlation of the North American continental Tertiary: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 52, p. 1-48. Zapp, A. , and Cobban, W. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 400-B, p. B246-B249. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 450-D, p. D52-D55. A. Geological Society of America Special Paper 243 1990 Mammalian zonation near the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary J. David Archibald Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 Donald L.
Poppe, J. , and Ravn, R. , 1983, Cretaceous paleogeography along the eastern margin of the Western Interior Seaway, Iowa, southern Minnesota, and eastern Nebraska and South Dakota, in Reynolds, M. W„ and Dolly, E. , Mesozoic paleogeography of the west-central United States; Rocky Mountain paleogeography Symposium 2: Denver, Colorado, Rocky Mountain Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, p. 225-252. Wolfe, J. , and Upchurch, G. , 1987, North American nonmarine climates and vegetation during the Late Cretaceous: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v.
HISTORY The history of mammalian zonation in North America predates the present debate over K-T extinctions by many years. The first truly synthetic work involving zonation of the Cenozoic Era using mammalian faunas dates from the work of the Wood Committee (Wood and others) published in 1941. This has been greatly augmented and updated in the recent volume edited by Woodburne (1987). Both works were essentially restricted to the Cenozoic Era, although both made some mention of the terrestrial zonation of the latest Cretaceous in North America.
Dawn of the Age of Mammals in the Northern Part of the Rocky Mountain Interior, North America by Thomas M. Bown, Kenneth D. Rose