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Fossils
     

Fossils

by David Ward, David J. Ward
 

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Identify fossils with this handy reference guide.

Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley handbook of Fossils the most comprehensive and concise pocket guide to fossils of the world. Packed with more than 1,000 full-color photographs of over 500 fossils, this handbook is designed to cut through the

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Identify fossils with this handy reference guide.

Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley handbook of Fossils the most comprehensive and concise pocket guide to fossils of the world. Packed with more than 1,000 full-color photographs of over 500 fossils, this handbook is designed to cut through the complex process of identification to enable you to recognize a species instantly.
Photo-Encyclopedic Approach: Expertly written and thoroughly vetted, each entry combines a precise description with annotated photography to highlight a fossil's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. A full-color illustration, showing the fossil as a living as a living animal or plant, as well as color-coded bands providing at-a-glance facts for quick reference, complete each entry.
Identification Made Easy: For beginners and established enthusiasts alike, the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Fossils explains what a fossil is, how fossils are classified, and how to start a collection. To help you in the initial stages of identification, the book provides a visual key that makes it easy to recognize a fossil and place it in its correct genus. Finally, a concise glossary gives instant understanding of technical and scientific terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564580719
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Series:
Eyewitness Handbooks Series
Edition description:
1st American ed
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.75(d)

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