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17%OFFFrank Decourten - Dinosaurs Of Utah: Second Edition - 9781607812647 - V9781607812647
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Dinosaurs Of Utah: Second Edition

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Description for Dinosaurs Of Utah: Second Edition Paperback. This second edition of Dinosaurs of Utah enlivens our understanding of these amazing vanished creatures by explaining them and their world to us. It moves beyond the often superficial representations that have been so prevalent and more accurately portrays the variety of dinosaurs that once roamed the region now known as Utah. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, black & white line drawings, colour li. BIC Classification: 1KBBWU; HDDA; WNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 259 x 200 x 18. Weight in Grams: 964.
Since the late 1800s, when professional fossil hunters vied with each other to bring the largest and most complete specimens to the museum market, Utah has been one of the most fertile grounds for dinosaur discovery. Because rock from the Mesozoic era covers more than 25,000 square miles in Utah, the state is a natural museum of the great age of dinosaurs. The presence of sites such as Dinosaur National Park and the Cleveland- Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry underline Utah’s ongoing paleontological significance. There are probably more paleontologists residing and working in Utah now than at any time in the past, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of Utah Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Salt Lake City, United States
ISBN
9781607812647
SKU
V9781607812647
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About Frank Decourten
Frank DeCourten is a professor and chair in the department of earth sciences at Sierra College in Grass Valley, California, and is the author of The Broken Land: Adventures in Great Basin Geology (The University of Utah Press, 2003).

Reviews for Dinosaurs Of Utah: Second Edition
Praise for the first edition: “Of books on dinosaurs there are many, but this one aims at a wider target. The book is carefully constructed and is immensely aided by its abundant illustrations.”—Scientific American “A beautiful book, with lots of truly stunning drawings and photos. You’ll have a hard time putting it down.”—The Times Independent (Moab) “This ... Read more

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