National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fossils
ISBN: 0394524128
EAN13: 9780394524122
Language: English
Pages: 846
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 4.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
The first all-photographic field guide to fossils found throughout North America north of Mexico contains 474 identification pictures of fossils--sponges, corals, trilobites, shells, and many others. Includes 15 maps and a visual key. Flexible binding.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover 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.