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Title Prehistoric life : [the definitive visual history of life on earth] / [authors, Douglas Palmer ... et al. ; consultants, Simon Lamb ... et al. ; senior editors, Angeles Gavira Guerrero, Peter Frances ; project editors, Cressida Malins ... et al. ; editors, Jamie Ambrose ... et al.].

Imprint New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    560 PRE    Available
Description 512 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
Note At head of title: DK.
Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.
Contents Young earth. Exploring earth's past ; The origin of the earth ; The first 500 million years ; Plate tectonics ; Changing climates ; Life and evolution ; Classification ; Mass extinctions ; Types of fossils ; Information in the fossil record ; Key fossil sites ; The geological timescale -- Life on earth. Archean ; Proterozoic ; Cambrian ; Ordovician ; Silurian ; Devonian ; Carboniferous ; Permian ; Triassic ; Jurassic ; Cretaceous ; Paleogene ; Neogene ; Quaternary -- The rise of the humans. Human relatives ; Human ancestors ; Origins of modern humans ; Out of Africa ; European hunter gatherers ; Paleolithic cave art ; After the ice.
Summary With an extensive catalog at its heart, "Prehistoric Life" profiles hundreds of fascinating species in incredible detail; features breathtaking, state-of-the-art images; explores the concept of geological time; and explains the classification of species and how the evidence for their evolution is preserved and can be deciphered.
Subject Fossils.
Fossils -- Pictorial works.
Animals, Fossil.
Animals, Fossil -- Pictorial works.
Plants, Fossil.
Plants, Fossil -- Pictorial works.
Fossil hominids.
Fossil hominids -- Pictorial works.
Paleobiology.
Earth (Planet) -- Origin.
Earth (Planet) -- Origin -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Palmer, Douglas.
Lamb, Simon.
Gavira Guerrero, Angeles.
Frances, Peter.
DK Publishing, Inc.
Added Title DK prehistoric life
Dorling Kindersley prehistoric life
ISBN 9780756699109
075669910X

 
    
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