National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils
Illustrated By: Carol Nehring
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils

Illustrated By: Carol Nehring
Random House / 1982 / Hardcover

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The first all-photographic field guide. Each of the 474 identification pictures is a full-color photograph of a fossil. Sponges, corals, trilobites, shells, teeth, bones, and many other types are represented. Also included are 33 color photographs of fossil-bearing rocks and outcrop formations, plus 15 maps. The first guide to be organized visually with a key. Arrangement by shape and color makes identification quick and easy. More than 700 fossils are covered, 420 of them in full detail. From the National Audubon Society.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 846
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 1982
Dimensions: 7.65 X 4.09 X 1.28 (inches)
ISBN: 0394524128
ISBN-13: 9780394524122

Publisher's Description

The most comprehensive field guide available to North American fossils--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 500 stunning identification photographs organized by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fossils is the perfect companion for any fossil hunting expedition. This easy-to-use handbook is an essential reference for 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.

Author Bio

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

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