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  • Coast), and rocks of the same period occur in Nossi-be, at Mahajamba Bay, and at Diego-Suarez, with Nummulites and other foraminifers.
  • It is overlaid towards the west by similar limestones, which contain nummulites and belong to the Eocene period; and these are followed near the coast by the calcareous sandstone of Philistia, which is referred by Hull to the Upper Eocene.
  • Eocene beds, indeed, penetrate farther within the chain, but these are limestones with nummulites or lignite-bearing shales and have nothing in common with the Flysch.
  • Certain species of nummulites, which are very common, distinguish the various subdivisions of the Eocene.

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