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Volume 14, 1881
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During the year upwards of 7,000 specimens of fossils, collected in the course of the Geological Survey, have been placed in the Museum, and a

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large amount of work has been done towards the critical examination of the whole collections, preparatory to their publication. The collection of foreign fossils has received extensive additions, particularly nine cases presented by the Trustees of the British Museum, which are not yet unpacked.