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    • THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF A LATE PREHISTORIC VILLAGE IN NORTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA 

      Leonhardy, Frank (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1967-03)
      The Iron Gate site is a single component village located on the Klamath River is Siskiyou County, California. On the basis of radio-carbon dates occupation is estimated to have been between 1400 A.D. and 1600 A.D. The ...
    • CENOZOIC STRATIGRAPHY OF THE OWYHEE REGION, SOUTHEASTERN OREGON 

      Kittleman, Laurence R.; Green, Arthur R.; Hagood, Allen R.; Johnson, Arvid M.; McMurray, Jay M.; Russell, Robert G.; Weeden, Dennis A. (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1965-12)
      Late Cenozoic terrestrial sedimentation and volcanism produced more than 6000 ft of complexly interstratified rocks in the Owyhee region, southeastern Oregon. Deposition upon a basement of peripherally exposed Paleozoic ...
    • Ethnomalacology and Paleoecology of the Round Butte Archaeological Sites, Deschutes River Basin, Oregon 

      Roscoe, Ernest J. (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1967-07)
      This report is based upon a study of the molluscan material recovered from twelve sites excavated by field parties from the Anthropology Department, University of Oregon, in the Middle Deschutes River Basin in ...
    • FOSSIL TALPIDAE (lnsectivora, Mammalia) FROM THE LATER TERTIARY OF OREGON 

      Hutchison, J. Howard (Museum of Natnral History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1968-07)
      The Talpidae of the late Teritary of Oregon are described and their relationships discussed. Two new genera, Scapanoscapter and Achlyoscapter, a new subgenus, Xeroscapheus, and six new species, Mystipterus pacificus, ...
    • GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY AND LORE OF THE WILD REACH OF THE ROGUE RIVER, OREGON 

      PURDOM, WILLIAM B. (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1977-05)
      It is the purpose of this Bulletin to provide a general picture of the Rogue River and a more detailed river log of the wild reach of the river. The emphasis of the log is on the geology that the river canyon exposes. ...
    • GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF THE OWYHEE REGION OF OREGON 

      KITTLEMAN, LAURENCE R. (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1973-09)
      The conspicuous plants of the Owyhee region are big sagebrush, cheat grass, and shadscale. Rabbitbrush grows in moist places, and juniper and mountain mahogany grow at higher elevations. The dominant form is sagebrush, the ...
    • HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE FLORA OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST 

      DETLING, LEROY E. (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1968-07)
      The modern flora of the Pacific Northwest is characterized by associations which show affinities to floras now occupying widely separated areas (Eurasia, South and Central America) and to floras shown by paleobotanical evidence ...
    • Item Seriation as an Aid for Elementary Scale and Cluster Analysis 

      Johnson, LeRoy Jr. (Musenm of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1968-09)
      There are two basic needs which this paper may help to meet. First, seriation is a current issue, or at least a current method, particularly in the literature of anthropology and archaeology. The topic has regrettably never ...
    • JOURNAL OF FIRST TRIP OF UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA TO JOHN DAY BEDS OF EASTERN OREGON 

      Miller, Loye; Shotwell, J. Arnold (Museum of Natural History , University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1972-12)
      The journal is Dr. Miller's account of the University of California field expedition into the John Day Basin of Central Oregon in 1899. This expedition, as well as many that followed from that institution, was led by ...
    • LATE TERTIARY GEOMYOID RODENTS OF OREGON 

      Shotwell, J. Arnold (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1967-11)
      The geomyoid rodents of the late Tertiary of Oregon are described and their relationships discussed. Most of the material involved is new. A new genus, Parapliosaccomys, is recognized and three new species, Parapliosacc ...
    • MIOCENE MAMMALS OF SOUTHEAST OREGON 

      SHOTWELL, J. ARNOLD (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1968-08)
      The late Miocene fauna described here represents the earliest step in a sequence of late Tertiary faunas studied as a part of a long range investigation into the interrelationships of the factors of faunal change. The ...
    • A NEW ARCHAIC CETACEAN FROM THE OLIGOCENE OF NORTHWEST OREGON 

      Emlong, Douglas (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1966-10)
      Intensive search by the author, in marine Oligocene formations of Oregon has resulted in the discovery of a very interesting cetacean skeleton. This animal possesses so many distinctive features that it seems appropriate to ...
    • NOTES ON SOME UPPER MIOCENE SHREWS FROM OREGON 

      Hutchison, John Howard (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1966-03)
      Skull Springs and Quartz Basin, two localities of Barstovian (late Miocene) age in Malheur County, Oregon, have produced relatively abundant jaws and teeth of shrews (family Soricidae Gray). The subfamily Heterosoricinae ...
    • THE OLIGOCENE MARINE MOLLUSCAN FAUNA OF THE EUGENE FORMATION IN OREGON 

      STENTZ HICKMAN, CAROLE JEAN (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1969-08)
      Tuffaceous marine sandstone and siltstone of the Oligocene Eugene Formation occur in the southern portion of the Willamette Valley in Oregon from Cottage Grove northward along the margin of the Coburg Hills to Brownsville ...
    • PEROMYSCUS OF THE LATE TERTIARY IN OREGON 

      Shotwell, J. Arnold (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1967-06)
      Samples of Peromyscus from six late Tertiary localities in Oregon are described. Variation and progressive changes are discussed for the time, Barstovian through Hemphillian. Two new species, P. pagei and P. valensis are ...
    • PLIOCENE MAMMALS OF SOUTHEAST OREGON AND ADJACENT IDAHO 

      Shotwell, J. Arnold (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1970-08)
      The primary purpose of the work described here was to complete the study of a late Tertiary sequence of faunas in the Northern Great Basin. Shotwell (1968) reported on the late Miocene faunas of the region. The ...
    • REFINEMENTS IN COMPUTERIZED ITEM SERIATION 

      Craytor, William Bert; Johnson, Le Roy Jr (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1968-03)
      Our purpose in this paper is to refine certain aspects of computerized matrix seriation so as to provide a more precise and efficient automatic technique for determining and displaying interrelationships between compared ...
    • SMILODONICHTHYS RASTROSUS A NEW PLIOCENE SALMONID FISH FROM WESTERN UNITED STATES 

      CAVENDER, TED M.; MILLER, ROBERT RUSH (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1972-03)
      In western North America, the family Salmonidae is comprised of a diverse number of species (upwards of 30) belonging to seven genera assigned to three subfamilies (Norden, 1961). Though more than half of these species are ...
    • TYPE SPECIMENS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON: FOSSIL VERTEBRATES AND PLANTS 

      EATON, JOYCE; GUSTAFSON, ERIC PAUL (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1983-03)
      A published list of type specimens such as this serves several purposes. First and foremost it is intended to allow quick access to the type holdings of a museum and to the basic information that is present in the ...
    • UNIVERSITY OF OREGON : MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY : ITS OWN STORY 

      Rice, Harvey (Museum of Natural History, University of OregonMuseum of Natural History, University of Oregon, 1973)
      Through the doorway of the Museum of Natural History come many visitors. Inside are displays which contain materials arranged to interpret various aspects of nature. Each display tells its own story. Displays range ...