Title: National Audubon Society Field Guide To North American Fossils
Author: Ida Thompson
This first all-photographic field guide to fossils features 474 full-color identification pictures of fossilized sponges, corals, trilobites, shells, teeth, and bones. Also included are 33 photographs of fossil-bearing rocks and outcrop formations, plus 15 maps. The author, Ida Thompson, is a former Associate Research Professor at the Center for Coastal and Environmental Studies at Rutgers University.
In this guide she gives an inclusive overview of geologic ages and history of life on Earth from the Precambrian Era to the Pleistocene Epoch. The Field Guide also has a glossary of terms and a listing of geological survey offices in the U.S. and Canada. Dimensions are 7 1/4" by 4" by 1 3/8"; 846 pages.
Format: Vinyl Bound
Length: 856 pages
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Publishing Date: October 1, 1982; First Edition
Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 3.5 x 1.4 inches