palaeontology

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palaeontology

the study of fossil animals and plants. Compare NEONTOLOGY.
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In addition to Palau, Yap, Fiji, New Zealand (discussed in another section below), Mangaia's archaeological record is at odds with claims of early human presence inferred palaeontologically.
Taking into account that this portion of the UNKG lacks palaeontologically studied sites, we have decided to adopt another stratigraphic concept by assigning the low-resistivity rocks to the Turonian, and not Coniacian, clays.
Creswell Crags is a very rich site, both archaeologically and palaeontologically.