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Life in stone : a natural history of British Columbia's fossils

Ludvigsen, Rolf, 1944- (Added Author).

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Prince Rupert Library 560.9711 LIFE (Text) 33294000944678 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 0774805781 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0774805773 (bound)
  • ISBN: 9780774805780 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780774805773 (bound)
  • Physical Description: viii, 310 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
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  • Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1996.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: 1 Introduction: Deep Time in the Cordillera / Rolf Ludvigsen -- 2 Fossils and Museums: Windows into Ancient Worlds / Richard J. Hebda and David A.E. Spalding -- 3 The Origin and Evolution of Canada's Western Mountains / James W.H. Monger -- 4 Lower Cambrian Trilobites: Most Ancient Mariners / Rolf Ludvigsen and Lisa L. Bohach -- 5 The Trilobite Beds of Mount Stephen, Yoho National Park / David M. Rudkin -- 6 The Burgess Shale: A Spectacular Cambrian Bestiary / Desmond H. Collins -- 7 The Microscopic World of Conodonts / Michael J. Orchard -- 8 Mesozoic Radiolarians of Haida Gwaii / Elizabeth S. Carter -- 9 Fishes of the Triassic: Trawling off Pangaea / Andrew G. Neuman -- 10 Ammonoids and Bivalves: Triassic Life at Sea / E. Tim Tozer -- 11 Ammonoids: Itinerants of the Jurassic / Giselle K. Jakobs -- 12 On the Trail of Cretaceous Dinosaurs / Scott D. Sampson and Philip J. Currie -- 13 Ancient Saurians: Cretaceous Reptiles of Vancouver Island / Rolf Ludvigsen -- 14 Mollusks: Exotic Shells from Cretaceous Seas / James W. Haggart -- 15 Plant Life during the Great Cretaceous Transformation / James F. Basinger and Elisabeth McIver -- 16 Paleogene Mammals on Land and at Sea / Lee McKenzie McAnally -- 17 Fishes from Eocene Lakes of the Interior / Mark V.H. Wilson -- 18 Insects near Eocene Lakes of the Interior / Mark V.H. Wilson -- 19 Flowering Plants in and around Eocene Lakes of the Interior / Ruth A. Stockey and Wesley C. Wehr -- 20 Eocene Conifers of the Interior / James F. Basinger, Elisabeth McIver and Wesley C. Wehr -- 21 Quaternary Animals: Vertebrates of the Ice Age / C. Richard Harington -- 22 Late Pleistocene Salmon of Kamloops Lake / Catherine C. Carlson and Kenneth Klein -- 23 Quaternary Plants: Glimpses of Past Climates and Landscapes / Richard J. Hebda 24 Epilogue: The Cordillera through the Mists of Time / Christopher R. Barnes
Summary, etc.: Life in Stone is the first book to focus on British Columbia's fossils. Each of its chapters is written by a specialist for a general audience, and each is devoted to a separate fossil group that is particularly well represented in the province. Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Life in Stone will provide fascinating reading for anyone interested in learning more about the animals and plants that inhabited British Columbia during prehistoric times.
Subject: Charlie Lake Cave (B.C.)
Paleontology -- British Columbia
Fossils -- British Columbia
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