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Author Hedeen, Stanley.

Title Big Bone Lick : the cradle of American paleontology / Stanley Hedeen ; foreword by John Mack Faragher.

Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    560.9769 HED    Available
Description xviii, 182 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-174) and index.
Contents Geologic setting -- Source of salt and health -- Indian accounts of great buffalo -- Gathering the bones -- Animal incognitum -- Thomas Jefferson takes an interest -- A question of tusks -- William Goforth's stolen specimens -- William Clark's bountiful collection -- The faunal list evolves -- Other mammoth changes -- Agents of extinction.
Subject Paleontology -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mammoths -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mastodons -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mammals, Fossil -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Fossils -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Big Bone (Ky.) -- History.
ISBN 0813124859 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813124858 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $24.95

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