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Simon and Schuster's Guide To Fossils

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Practical, concise, and easy to use, SimonandSchuster's Guide to FossilsSimonandSchuster's Guide to Fossils contains everything the fossil enthusiast needs to know. A thorough introduction discusses science, evolution, and history and describes the process of fossilization, how we trace evolution with fossils, how fossils are classified, where fossil organisms lived, and where fossils can be found today. This indispensable guide includes 260 entries, including dinosaur fossils, all beautifully illustrated in color, and is complete with each fossil's classification, description, geographic distribution, and notes on the main areas where examples have been found. Information on age, appearance, and environment is provided and highlighted with easy-to-read visual symbols.

Whether you are a serious collector or an absolute amateur, fervently hoping to trip over an ancient shell or bone, this incomparably stunning, authoritative reference is the most useful and valuable book on fossils you can own.

Synopsis:

Color photos and classifications of the most significant fossils from animal and plant groups.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671631321
Editor:
Horenstein, Sidney
Other:
Teruzzi, Giorgio
Editor:
Horenstein, Sidney
Author:
Teruzzi, Giorgio
Author:
Arduini, Paolo
Publisher:
Touchstone
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Paleontology
Subject:
Popular works
Subject:
Fossils
Subject:
Fossils -- Popular works.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
General Nature
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fossils & Dinosaurs
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
19870215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.5 in 17.43 oz

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