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The Bone Hunters: The Heroic Age of Paleontology in the American West

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A century after the founding of the Republic, the United States was a leader in the science of vertebrate paleontology — the study of the fossils of backboned animals. In this lucid, nontechnical study, a noted popularizer of science and former curator at the Museum of the University of Colorado first reviews the geology of the western United States and provides an overvie ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published November 24th 2011 by Dover Publications (first published January 8th 1992)
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