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  • But not alone has this Leviathan left his pre-adamite traces in the stereotype plates of nature, and in limestone and marl bequeathed his ancient bust; but upon Egyptian tablets, whose antiquity seems to claim for them an almost fossiliferous character, we find the unmistakable print of his fin.
  • In some cases a brown marl is also present, coating the ferroan calcite or directly in contact with the bivalve shell.
  • The fabric is a marl clay ware decorated with red ochre paint.
  • The land varies from a good reddish clay or marl, to a light gravelly soil, resting on blue clay.
  • The patchwork of scattered cornfields interspersed with the region 's crumbling, gray marl ' badlands ' forms a splendid wildlife habitat.

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