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    Oregon Fossils (Paperback) By (author) Elizabeth L. Orr, By (author) William N. Orr

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    DescriptionThis revised and expanded edition of Oregon Fossils includes a record of all known fossils in Oregon going back 400 million years, along with collecting localities by county, age, rock formation, and published source. The book also provides a geologic overview of the state, from ocean beaches to the high desert, from the Blue Mountains to the Siskiyous. Unique among fossil field guides, Oregon Fossils includes both specimen identification and interesting notes about their discovery, naming, and conservation. The narrative is sprinkled with biographical sketches of paleontologists who have contributed to the state's fossil record, and the text is richly illustrated with photographs, line drawings, charts, and maps. A complete bibliography lists full citations to fossil material. The only single volume that provides Oregon's fossil record and history, Oregon Fossils is well-written, well-organized guide. It is an excellent reference for classroom and library use, for researchers, and for private collectors and hobbyists.


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    Title
    Oregon Fossils
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elizabeth L. Orr, By (author) William N. Orr
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780870715730
    ISBN 10: 0870715739
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    Libri: I-NA
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BIC subject category V2: WNR
    BISAC V2.8: SCI031000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: F2
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/OREGON
    BISAC V2.8: NAT015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26650
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBWR
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 560.9795
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBBWR
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: QE747.O7 O774 2009
    Thema V1.0: WNR
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB-US-WPNR
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Oregon State University
    Imprint name
    Oregon State University
    Publication date
    01 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Corvallis, OR