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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils
     

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils

by Ida Thompson, Carol Nehring (Other), Townsend P. Dickinson (Photographer)
 

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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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394524122
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1982
Series:
Audubon Society Field Guide Series
Pages:
846
Sales rank:
143,336
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.28(d)

Meet the Author

The author, Ida Thompson, is a former Associate Research Professor at the Center for Coastal and Environmental Studies, Rutgers University.

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