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Author Thompson, Ida.

Title The Audubon Society field guide to North American fossils / Ida Thompson ; with photographs by Townsend P. Dickinson ; visual key by Carol Nehring.

Imprint New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1982.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    560.97 THO    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    560.97 THO    Available
Description 846 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Series The Audubon Society field guide series.
Note "A Chanticleer Press edition."
Includes index.
Summary This, the first all-photographic field guide to cover fossils found throughout North America north of Mexico, includes nearly 500 full-color photographs identifying corals, trilobites, shells, teeth, bones, as well as fossil-bearing rocks and outcrop formations. The descriptive text includes information on size, geological period, geographical distribution, and ecology of the animal or plant before it was fossilized. In addition, the book provides lists of Geological Survey offices and major fossil collections, a geological time chart, and a guide to collecting and preserving fossils.
Subject Fossils -- Collection and preservation -- North America.
Added Author National Audubon Society.
Other Title National Audubon Society field guide to North American fossils
ISBN 0394524128 (pbk.)
9780394524122 (pbk.)

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